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The Numbers Game - Dec. 6, 2008

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Devils snoozer on Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

11-Saku Koivu’s new ranking on the franchise's all-time point list, after assisting on D’Agostini’s goal for his 613th career point, surpassing Mats Naslund.

-Games this season in which Josh Gorges has logged over 20-minutes, already six more times than he in did all of 2007-08.

-One-goal games played by the Canadiens this season.

41-Consecutive games against the Canadiens for which Martin Brodeur had protected the Devils’ net prior sitting out on Saturday night as he continues to recover from injury. The last Devils goalie not named Brodeur to face the Habs was Mike Dunham, who battled Jocelyn Thibault to a 4-4 draw back on February 1, 1997.

4-Points amassed by Matt D’Agostini in four games since being called up after scoring the Habs’ only goal against the Devils with his parents looking on from the crowd for the first time this season.

1-Losses suffered by the Canadiens with Mike Komisarek behind the bench as an assistant coach, with the Habs going 3-1 over that span.

5-Game-high hits thrown by Steve Begin and Maxim Lapierre against the Devils.

8-Length of Brian Gionta’s point streak that was snapped against the Canadiens on Saturday night.

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