BOSTON – Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Bruins at the Bell Centre on Monday night.
6 – Number of games former-Bruin and current-Canadien, Tomas Kaberle has been on a point streak for prior to Monday night’s game. The Habs’ No. 22 has logged nine points – all of them assists – over that time.
4 – Number of players skating in Monday night’s game who at some point have worn each team’s uniform, with Hal Gill, Tomas Kaberle, Petteri Nokelainen and Benoit Pouliot all making the list.
715 – Number of games that have been played between the Canadiens and the Bruins, the most of any two teams with the NHL in a tie with the Blackhawks-Red Wings.
2 – Number of games that Raphael Diaz was shelved with the flu, with the Suisse defenseman making his return to action Monday night, seeing 21:28 of ice-time under his new head coach.
17 – Number of consecutive match-ups with the Bruins, dating all the way back to last year’s playoffs, that Carey Price has been the goalie manning the crease for the Habs.
29 – Number of points amassed by Tomas Plekanec against the Bruins over the course of his career. That puts Boston in a tie with the Carolina Hurricanes as the team Plekanec has had the most success against since joining the NHL.
8.16 – Number of kilometres separating the TD Garden in Boston and the Bright Hockey Center – the arena where Louis Leblanc skated for the Harvard Crimson in the 2009-10 season.
Comments From Geoff Molson Following the Head Coaching Change With the Montreal Canadiens Who's in, who's out?
Winds of change