TORONTO -- Here's a numerical look at the season-closing matchup between the Habs and the Leafs at Air Canada Center on Saturday night.
– Number of games Ryan White
had to wait to notch his second-career NHL goal after needing 35 games in the big leagues to get his first against the Minnesota Wild on March 20, 2011.1
– Number of Gordie Howe hat-tricks the eponymous Hall-of-Famer racked up in his illustrious 26-year NHL career, with White coming within an assist of beating Howe’s total after his first-period goal and fight on Saturday night. 3:43
– Amount of time needed by Brian Gionta
to give the Habs a two-goal lead after White opening the scoring, slipping his 28th
of the season past James Reimer in the first period. 1
– Number of Habs who have been in the lineup for all 82 games this season, namely Brian Gionta
who extended his 124-game Iron Man streak against the Leafs. 235
– Number of games missed by Canadiens players this season due to injuries, including 75 and 46 respectively for defensive pillars Andrei Markov
and Josh Gorges
– Number of times this season Gionta has finished a game with two goals, scoring his 28th
of the season against the Leafs. 4
– Number of multi-point games enjoyed by Tom Pyatt in his career, including one in the playoffs last season and one against the Leafs on Saturday night. 5
– Consecutive number of seasons in which Tomas Plekanec
has scored at least one shorthanded goal, waiting until Game 82 to keep the streak alive in 2010-11. 43
– Number of times in franchise history in which the Canadiens have finished the regular season with a record of .500 or better on the road, going 20-19-2 on enemy ice in 2010-11.600
– Number of head coaching wins piled up by Habs bench boss Jacques Martin over the years, reaching the milestone in his last game of the 2010-11 campaign in Toronto.
Postgame comments: Martin | Cammalleri | Gionta | Price | Spacek
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