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Numbers Game: Capitals @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Saturday's 3-2 loss against Washington

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at some of the stats, facts and figures from Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Capitals.

26 -- Number of times the Canadiens have played a pair of games on Super Bowl weekend since the 1990-91 season.

6 -- Number of hours earlier than usual the puck dropped on Saturday. As part of Family Weekend, game time was at 1:00 p.m. instead of a habitual 7:00 p.m. start, and a number of Habs children were notably in attendance to watch their dads at work.

Tweet from @petryules: Two boys watching their dads! �� #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/WhKFXQpPQi

Oh hey dad �� #gohabsgo #warmups

A photo posted by Angela Price (@byangelaprice) on

12 -- Number of minutes the game was delayed after a hole in the rinkboards was spotted during the first period.

2 -- Number of goals Alex Radulov would have scored on Saturday afternoon, before his second tally of the day was disallowed due to a goaltender interference call on Max Pacioretty.

25 -- Number of goals Pacioretty has racked up this season, after hitting the quarter-century mark midway through the third period against the Capitals.

Video: WSH@MTL: Pacioretty stays with it, buries second shot

5 -- Number of times the Habs have hosted the Caps on the weekend of the big game, going 2-2-1 against Washington over that span.

13 -- Number of wins the Canadiens have notched on Super Bowl Saturday. With the most recent loss against the Capitals, the Habs are now 13-9-3-1 in the opening game of their annual double-header.

5 -- Number of games the Canadiens will play over the next eight days, concluding the weekend against Edmonton tomorrow, before traveling to Colorado and Arizona during the week, then taking part in another back-to-back next weekend.

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