CHICAGO- Here's a numerical look at Friday's game between the Canadiens and the Blackhawks in Chicago.
– Number of times the Canadiens have taken part in a Friday night game in Chicago in franchise history, now owning a record of 6-2 in those regular season games. 4,664
– Number of days since the Canadiens last won a game in Chicago, dating back to a 3-2 victory on February 27, 2002, during Michel Therrien’s first stint behind the Habs bench. 14
– Number of shots taken by the Canadiens in the first period against Chicago, four more than the 10 they registered though the first 40 minutes in Minnesota on Wednesday night. 57
– Percentage of Brendan Gallagher’s goals this season that have opened the scoring for the Canadiens in a game, doing so for the fourth time on Friday with his seventh of the season in the opening frame. 27
– Number of times in their young careers to date in which Alex Galchenyuk and Gallagher have each picked up points on a goal, including Gallagher’s one-timer from the slot, which was perfectly teed up by his shifty linemate.
– Consecutive number of games in which Galchenyuk has amassed at least one point, now one game away from tying his career high five-game point streak from his rookie season.
– Number of Habs who have found the back of the net so far in 2014-15, with Sergei Gonchar adding his name to that list with his first of the season in the second period in Chicago. 515
– Number of players who now have scored at least one goal for the Canadiens in franchise history following Gonchar’s first as a Hab on Friday night. 24
– Consecutive number of penalties killed off by the Blackhawks before P.K. Subban snapped that streak with his bullet from the point with the man advantage in the second period.
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