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Numbers Game: Senators @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Saturday's eleven-goal preseason finale in Montreal

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at Saturday's big 9-2 preseason win against Ottawa at the Bell Centre.

0 -- Number of preseason games remaining for the Habs, who wrapped up a busy two weeks on Saturday, with an eighth exhibition game in just 13 nights. The Canadiens conclude training camp with a 2-6-0 record, and now get set for the regular season opener in Buffalo on October 5.

3 -- Number of seconds it took for the game's first penalty to be called, as Alex Galchenyuk was sent to the box for tripping at 0:03 in the opening frame. The game's first goal didn't come much later, as Kyle Turris buried one on the power play for Ottawa at 0:22.

4 -- Number of Habs who scored their first preseason goals in the final exhibition contest, as Shea Weber, Alex Galchenyuk, Jacob De La Rose, and Victor Mete all got on the board.

Video: OTT@MTL: Weber buries one-timer on two-man advantage

26 -- Number of seconds separating Galchenyuk and Andrew Shaw's second period tallies. Galchenyuk fired off a perfect shot at 19:26 to give the Habs the lead, before Shaw doubled it with eight seconds to go. Both plays notably included an assist from Phillip Danault.

2 -- Number of Stanley Cups Patrick Roy won with the Canadiens between 1984 and 1995. The four-time Stanley Cup champ was in the building on Saturday night, and drew an ovation from the crowd when he made an appearance on the scoreboard in the middle frame.

Video: OTT@MTL: Patrick Roy takes in the Habs game

3 -- Number of consecutive games with a goal for Shaw, who also scored against Toronto in Quebec City on Wednesday, and against Florida in Montreal on Friday.

3 -- Number of Habs who enjoyed a three-point night on Saturday, as Max Pacioretty (1G-2A), Brendan Gallagher (2G-1A), and Jonathan Drouin (3A) all got in on the scoring in a big way.

9 -- Number of goals the Canadiens scored in their first six games of the preseason, a number they tied in just 60 minutes on Saturday.

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