MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at the match-up between the Habs and Flyers at the Bell Centre on Saturday night.
– Number of days the Habs will be out of commission during the Olympic break, embarking on the longest mid-season layoff since NHLers first started participating in the Games in 1998.900
– Number of times Hal Gill has suited up in an NHL uniform during his 12 year career, doing so for the first time on October 17, 1997 against the Canucks. 5
– Number of seasons since the Canadiens last played a back-to-back series in less than 48 hours against the Flyers, dating back to the clutching and grabing era of 2003-04. 4
– Number of seconds following the opening puck drop before Ryan O’Byrne and Ian Laperriere dropped the gloves for the first tilt of the night. 9
– Seconds of power play time needed for the Canadiens to score with the man advantage following Darroll Powe’s penalty for hitting Tomas Plekanec
from behind in the third period. 3
– Multi-point games posted by Roman Hamrlik this season, including his two assists against Philly on Saturday night and on December 7 against these same Flyers squad. 2
– Penalties drawn by P.K. Subban
in his home ice debut for the Canadiens on a night that also saw his new fans shower him with chants of his name, much to the delight of his parents Karl and Maria who were in attendance.2
– Length in games of Subban’s current point streak, spanning his entire NHL career, with the young defenseman having picked up an assist in each of the Habs' back-to-back games against Philadelphia.
– Canadiens fans not totally feeling
Subban these days.64
– Percentage of the Canadiens’ 28 shots on the night coming from the Scott Gomez
-Brian Gionta-Tom Pyatt line, who combined to fire 18 pucks in the Flyers’ direction in the outing. See also: BoxscoreThe Voice of the FansHeating up