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Numbers Game: Maple Leafs @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Saturday night's game between the Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday night's game between the Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre.

100 - The NHL took the opportunity to mark 100 years since its founding at Saturday's game between the Maple Leafs and Canadiens. The League was officially founded on November 26, 1917 at the Windsor Hotel, a short walk from the Bell Centre.

738 - The Canadiens and Maple Leafs faced each other for the 738th time in regular season action. Including playoffs, Saturday's contest was the 809th total game the two teams have played against one another.

7 - Charlie Lindgren got his seventh straight start in net, the longest run for a Canadiens netminder this season. Carey Price had started six consecutive games out of the gate, from October 5-17.
 
4 - After missing his team's last four games with an upper-body injury, Auston Matthews made his return to the Leafs lineup on Saturday in Montreal. It was his first game since November 6.

37 - After going up 1-0 midway through the second period, it only took the Leafs 37 seconds to double their lead, when Nazem Kadri's wrister beat Lindgren for the insurance goal at 12:44.

- Antti Niemi saw his first game action as a Canadien. After Auston Matthews put the Leafs up 5-0 at 8:59 of the third, head coach Claude Julien sent the 34-year-old out in relief of Lindgren.

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