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Numbers Game - Canadiens @ Senators

A numerical look at Saturday afternoon's contest at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensmtl / canadiens.com

OTTAWA - Here's a numerical look at Saturday afternoon's preseason game against the Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre.

3 - Number of Canadiens players in the lineup on Saturday afternoon who were playing their third preseason game since the start of training camp: Michael McCarron, Charles Hudon and Bobby Farnham.

249 - Number of kilometres the Canadiens covered by bus on Thursday morning to make their way to the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata with their trek beginning from the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.

37 - The Canadiens struck early in the first period on Saturday afternoon as Paul Byron buried a perfect feed from Torrey Mitchell to open the scoring just 37 seconds into the game.

Video: Byron scores 37 seconds in

2 - Number of goals Byron has scored since preseason play began. By finding the back of the net against Ottawa, Byron joined Mitchell and Zach Redmond atop the Canadiens' goal-scoring list.

3:04 - Mitchell was forced to leave Saturday afternoon's tilt after logging just 3:04 of ice time during the first period. The Greenfield Park native sustained an upper-body injury, left for the dressing room, and wasn't able to return to the game.

5 - Number of Canadiens players who registered at least three shots on Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond on Saturday afternoon, including Byron, Michael McCarron, Nikita Scherbak, Bobby Farnham and Tom Parisi.

4 - Number of shots Canadiens defenseman Philip Samuelsson managed to block during the game, tops amongst players on both teams in that particular category.

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