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The Numbers Game - Dec. 11, 2007

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Saku Koivu comes oh so close to beating Marc Denis in the shootout.
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Lightning game on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.

2 - Speed in kilometres of Alex Kovalev’s slow-moving shot that got past Marc Denis after Kovalev’s stick shattered on the play.

1,840 - Total seconds of ice-time logged by Mike Komisarek who led the way for the Canadiens by clocking in at 30:40.

7 - Points amassed by the Canadiens in as many games against Southeast Divison opponents this season.

2.5 - Centimetres shy Saku Koivu’s shootout attempt came from beating Denis to extend the shootout.

76 - Koivu’s faceoff winning percentage against the Lightning on a night he won 16-of-21 draws, including 8-of-10 versus Vincent Lecavalier.            

3 - Consecutive games in which linemates Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn have picked up at least one point.

21 - Times Kovalev was on the ice when the Canadiens scored a power-play goal this season of their 35 goals scored with the extra man on the year.

15 - Number of shootout saves made by Carey Price on 19 attempts he’s faced so far this season.

8 - Game high number of hits dished out by No. 8 Mike Komisarek against Tampa Bay.

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