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Numbers Game: Lightning @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Thursday night's game between the Canadiens and the Lightning at the Bell Centre

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Thursday night's game between the Canadiens and the Lightning at the Bell Centre.

200 - Jonathan Drouin took part in his 200th career NHL game on Thursday night, which was also the second he had played against his former team. Before joining the Canadiens, Drouin played 164 games with Tampa Bay from 2014-2016. He has amassed 34 goals and 79 assists for 113 career points thus far.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Jonathan Drouin dispute le 200e match de sa carri��re, lui qui a port�� l'uniforme des deux ��quipes qui s'affrontent ce soir! / Tonight, Jonathan Drouin is playing the 200th game of his NHL career, against his former team! #GoHabsGo

962 - Tomas Plekanec continued his climb up the Canadiens' record books. Thursday night's game was his 962nd in a Habs uniform, and he overtook Guy Lafleur for sole possession of ninth place in club history in all-time games played.

2 - The Canadiens and Lightning last faced each other on December 28, making Thursday night's meeting their second in seven days. Montreal faces Tampa Bay twice more this year - on February 24 at the Bell Centre, and on the afternoon of March 10 back at Amalie Arena.

581 - Karl Alzner's Iron Man streak continues, and by playing his 581st consecutive game on Thursday night, it became the 12th-longest in League history, surpassing Johnny Wilson.

9 - Max Pacioretty scored his ninth goal of the season at the start of the second period, ending a 13-game goalless drought.

Video: TBL@MTL: Pacioretty cashes in on a turnover

4 - Number of hits dished out by Charles Hudon and Joe Morrow, tops on the Canadiens.

10:26 - Jacob de la Rose saw 10:26 of ice time against the Lightning. The 22-year-old forward was making his return to the lineup after a 10-game absence, and added three hits and two blocked shots.

44 - Number of saves made by Carey Price against the Lightning's high-powered offense. It was his highest saves total this season.

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