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Numbers Game: Red Wings @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss against Detroit

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at some of the stats, facts and figures from Tuesday's Original Six matchup against the Red Wings.

12 -- Number of days since goaltender Al Montoya made his last start for the Habs, on March 9 in Calgary.

Video: DET@MTL: Montoya shuts down Miller on odd-man rush

10 -- Number of remaining players in Habs history who have suited up for more games with the Canadiens than Tomas Plekanec. On Tuesday, Plekanec took sole possession of 11th place in the franchise record books with his 913th career game, surpassing Guy Carbonneau.

1,012 -- Number of career games for Claude Julien behind an NHL bench. Tuesday's contest moved Julien into a tie for 24th spot with Terry Murray on the league's all-time list.

42 -- Number of games Steve Ott had played with the Detroit Red Wings this season, prior to joining the Canadiens at the beginning of the month. On Tuesday, Ott faced his former team for the first time since being dealt on March 1.

6 -- Number of hits dished out by Ott against his former club, tied with Alexei Emelin for tops among both teams on the Bell Centre ice.

53 -- Number of seconds it took the Red Wings to open the scoring following puck drop, as Justin Abdelkader took advantage of an early Detroit Power Play.

117:31 -- Number of minutes the Canadiens had been held scoreless across their two most recent meetings with the Red Wings, until Artturi Lehkonen got Montreal on the board at 17:31 of the third period to force OT.

Video: DET@MTL: Lehkonen snaps in wrister for late equalizer

ON THIS DAY IN 1939…
Claude Bourque became the third rookie goalie in NHL history to get a shutout in his first career Stanley Cup playoff game, a 2-0 Canadiens win over the Detroit Red Wings at the Montreal Forum.

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