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Numbers Game: Canadiens @ Rangers

A numerical look at Sunday's Game 3 win in New York

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL /

NEW YORK -- Here's a numerical look at some of the stats, facts and figures from Sunday's 3-1 Game 3 win against the Rangers.

1 -- Number of career playoff games for Brandon Davidson. With 101 games of regular season experience under his belt, the Habs newcomer made his NHL postseason debut in Game 3 on Sunday.

1,053 -- Number of days since the Canadiens last played a playoff game at Madison Square Garden, on May 29, 2014, during Game 6 of that season's Eastern Conference Final.

40 -- Spot in team history Andrei Markov now occupies -- along with Yvon Lambert, Bert Olmstead and Peter Mahovlich -- for most playoff games played, with 86.

2 -- Number of times the goalposts came to the rescue of Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist in the opening 20, robbing Oscar Lindberg and Dwight King of otherwise sure goals.

100 -- Percent efficiency for the Canadiens on the penalty kill so far in Round 1. Perfect on seven occasions when down a man through Games 1 and 2, the Habs stymied New York's special teams three more times on Sunday.

Video: MTL@NYR, Gm3: Lehkonen buries tic-tac-toe PPG

2 -- Number of power play goals the Canadiens have tallied this series, as Artturi Lehkonen cashed in on the man advantage to open the scoring late in the second on Sunday, and Shea Weber added a second midway through the third.

0 -- Number of times Montreal has been outshot so far in Round 1. After ending things tied in that department on Wednesday (31-31), the Habs have since held the edge 58-38 and 29-21 in Games 2 and 3, respectively.

Video: MTL@NYR, Gm3: Weber buries Galchenyuk's feed for PPG

1 -- Number of hands Alexander Radulov needed to score his second goal of the series, putting one past Henrik Lundqvist one-handed in the third.

Video: MTL@NYR, Gm3: Radulov buries gorgeous one-handed goal

ON THIS DAY IN 1953...
After playing sixty minutes without a goal, Elmer Lach finally broke the ice at 1:22 of overtime to provide the Canadiens with a 1-0 win over Boston, and a fifth Stanley Cup championship at the Forum -- their seventh in franchise history.

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