WINNIPEG– Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Jets in Winnipeg on Thursday night.
80 – Percentage of the Winnipeg’s wins that have come at home in the 2011-12 season, with the Jets posting 12 of their 16 victories in front of a home crowd at the MTS Center.
50 – Percentage of the six NHL teams that have the best home records in the 2011-12 season that the Canadiens went up against over the course of their pre-Christmas three-game road trip, with Boston ranking 4th, Chicago 3rd and the Jets 6th.
400 – Number NHL games played by defenseman Josh Gorges as of Thursday night, with the 351 of them coming with him in a Canadiens uniform since being picked up from the Sharks on Feb. 25, 2007.
6 – Number of times P.K. Subban has been a healthy scratch since getting his start in the NHL, with No. 76 watching the Canadiens-Jets game from the press gallery Thursday night for the first time this season.
4 – Number of face offs taken by Louis Leblanc over the course of his first 11 games in the NHL, with Leblanc winning 1 of his 3 attempts in Winnipeg while being used a center for the first time with the Habs.
2 – Number of hits thrown by Alexei Emelin over the course of Thursday night’s game, with Emelin making his return to the lineup after being a scratch for two games.
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