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Numbers Game: Rangers @ Canadiens - Game 2

Paul Byron and Phillip Danault each get their first career playoff points

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on Friday night.

0 - Number of changes to the lineup made by Claude Julien before the game, the head coach choosing to use the same line combinations as Game 1.

85 - Number of career postseason games played by Andrei Markov, making him the most playoff-experienced Hab on the roster. The Russian veteran has collected 31 points (5G, 26A) over that span.

111 - Number of playoff games Claude Julien has coached, moving him into a tie with Jacques Martin for 18th overall (NHL)

4:05 - The Canadiens didn't need a lot of time to find the back of the net in Game 2 - 4:05, to be exact - after being held scoreless in the opening game of the series despite peppering Henrik Lundqvist with 31 shots.

1 - Phillip Danault (assist) and Paul Byron (goal) each registered their first career playoff point.

30 - The rank now held by Tomas Plekanec on the Canadiens all-time playoff points list, sending him into a tie with several players including Saku Koivu and Rejean Houle. Plekanec tied the game in the dying seconds of the third period and also got his 32nd playoff assist on Byron's goal in the first period.

17.3 - Number of seconds remaining in regulation when Tomas Plekanec scored to send the game into overtime.

58 - The total number of shots the Canadiens directed at Henrik Lundqvist, including 18 in the second period alone, compared to 38 for the Rangers.

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