WASHINGTON – Here’s a numerical look at the Habs-Caps match-up at the Verizon Centre in Washington on Thursday night.
-Saves made by Jaroslav Halak in the first period alone, allowing only one goal during his busy opening frame of the night. 82
- Days since Michael Cammalleri last scored a goal, with the Habs winger opening the scoring to snap a nine-game slump since returning from a knee injury. 446
-Seconds needed by the Canadiens to register their first shot of the 2010 Playoffs, with Jaroslav Spacek finally testing Theodore at the 7:26 mark of the first period. 247
-Players to have ever scored a playoff goal for the Canadiens, with Michael Cammalleri joining that long list by beating Theodore in the first period.
-Years since Jose Theodore played in a playoff game where he shared the ice with the Canadiens, dating back to Game 4 of the Habs' second round series against Tampa Bay in 2004 which capped a four-game sweep by the eventual Stanley Cup champs that spring. 33
-Age in years of Mathieu Darche
, making him the oldest player, not to mention the only McGill alumnus, to be making his NHL playoff debut this spring.See also
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