Numbers Game: Oilers @ Canadiens
A numerical look at Sunday's afternoon game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Bell Centreby Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com
MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Sunday's afternoon game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Bell Centre.
16 - This is the 28th time that the Canadiens have played on Super Bowl Sunday since the 1990-91 season. The Habs have a 16-10-1-1 record on the day of the big game, and are 8-1-1-1 against Canadian teams on Super Bowl weekend.
9 - This was the Canadiens' ninth set of back-to-back games this season. They have swept one, split seven, and have been swept once. Montreal still has five back-to-backs this season, with the next one set for February 16 and 17 (TBL and FLA) in the Sunshine State.
17 - With his power play goal in the first period, captain Shea Weber beat his points total from last season with his 17th point of 2018-19. It was the veteran defenseman's third power play marker of the season. Weber is the active leader in career power play goals among defensemen with 97.
Video: EDM@MTL: Weber blasts one-timer for PPG
2 - Number of goals scored by the Canadiens' power play unit the past three games. In addition to Weber's goal, the aforementioned Drouin goal against the Coyotes was also scored with the man advantage.
46 - Number of points Max Domi now has this season thanks to his 17th goal of the season scored in the second period. With the goal, Domi also beat his points total from last season and that, with 29 games still to go.
Video: EDM@MTL: Domi finishes beautiful wraparpound
47 - Number of points Max Domi now has this season thanks to his 17th goal of the season scored in the second period. With the goal, Domi also beat his points total from last season and that, with 29 games still to go. Domi also added an assist on Jesperi Kotkaniemi's game-tying goal in the third.
1 - When Kotkaniemi scored late in the third period, it was the first time he had scored goals in consecutive games in his NHL career. Kotkaniemi had scored in the Habs' 3-2 overtime loss to the New Jersey, and now has eight goals and 25 points in his rookie campaign.
Video: EDM@MTL: Kotkaniemi lifts backhand to tie the game
5 - Jonathan Drouin had the overtime winner and an assist on Sunday, giving him five points in his last six games. The 23-year-old has recorded three helpers during that span, and also got the Habs' opening goal in their 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on January 23.