Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Lightning clash at the Bell Centre on Thursday night.
-Years since Mark Recchi played his last game with the Canadiens, with the 39-year-old winger now in his 21st NHL season. 5
- Game-high shots fired by Alex Kovalev, tying him with the Lightning’s Martin St. Louis on the night. 4
-Game-high hits thrown by Guillaume Latendresse in his return to the lineup after sitting out the last four games. 13
-Shifts played by Saku Koivu before leaving the game with an undisclosed lower body injury. 8
-Points piled up by Andrei Markov
during his six-game point streak, extended thanks to his assist on Patrice Brisebois’ goal in the first period. 17:23
-Ice time logged by Maxim Lapierre, the third-highest total of his young career. Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com