There is certainly no shortage of hockey talent in Sergei Kostitsyn’s family tree. Here’s a numerical look back at the season that was for the younger Kostitsyn.
-Points put up by Kostitsyn in the 52 games played in his NHL debut season, placing him 14th among all rookie scorers. 18.4
-Shooting percentage posted by Kostitsyn to not only lead all Habs, but also co-lead all NHL freshmen along with Andrew Cogliano of the Edmonton Oilers. .683
-Canadiens’ winning percentage following Kostitsyn’s call-up from Hamilton on Dec. 13, with the Habs closing out the season with a 33-14-5 record with Sergei on the roster.
-Percentage of games this past season in which Kostitsyn posted an even or positive plus-minus differential on his way to finishing with a +9 rating in 2007-08. 5
-Goals this season that included both Kostitsyn brothers picking up a point on the play. 8
-Playoff points collected in 12 postseason games by Kostitsyn to tie Brandon Dubinsky of the Rangers for the rookie lead. Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com