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Numbers Game: Canadiens @ Lightning

A numerical look at the Canadiens' second game in the Sunshine State, a Saturday afternoon tilt with the Lightning in Tampa

by Dan Braverman & Joanie Godin @CanadiensMTL /

TAMPA - A numerical look at the Canadiens' second game in the Sunshine State, a Saturday afternoon tilt with the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena.

2,309 - The Canadiens have come a long way since starting out on their six-game, 12-day road trip. They still have 2,309 km left to travel, however, as they have a stop in Columbus on Monday night before flying home.

7 - Number of Quebecers dressed for this Canadiens-Lightning showdown. There were four on the visitors' side - Nicolas Deslauriers, Phillip Danault, Charles Hudon, and Jonathan Drouin - as well as three among the hosts - Cedric Paquette, Yanni Gourde, and Louis Domingue. Alex Killorn, who was born in Halifax but grew up in the Montreal suburb of Beaconsfield, would bring that number to eight.

3 - The Canadiens saw the return of four players to action on Saturday. Hudon and Danault, returned to action after missing time due to injury, while defenseman Brett Lernout was playing his first game since December after being called up postgame on Thursday.

13 - Artturi Lehkonen ended a 13-game scoring drought when he got the first goal of the game, slapping home a rebound on the power play to put the Habs up 1-0 in the first period. It was the Finnish forward's sixth marker of the season.

Video: MTL@TBL: Lehkonen hammers home blocked shot for PPG

5 - Mike Reilly earned an assist on Lehkonen's first-period goal, bringing the number of points he's recorded as a Hab to five (5A), in just his sixth game. Reilly was acquired from the Minnesota Wild at the trade deadline.

4 - Hudon enjoyed his fourth multi-point game of the year after collecting his 17th and 18th assists of the season against the Lightning. That brings his points total to 26 this season.

Video: MTL@TBL: Galchenyuk finishes on a three-on-one rush

13:40 - Danault left the game hurt and did not return for the third period. The Victoriaville native had skated for 13:40 of ice time and won 63% of his faceoffs (10 of 16) before leaving.

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