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The Numbers Game: Feb. 18, 2009

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Capitals matchup on Wednesday night in Washington.

6,000-Regular season games played by the Canadiens since being founded back in 1909.

5,070-Days since Mathieu Schneider last suited up for a game with the Canadiens in April 1995.

200-Points amassed by Schneider as a Montreal Canadien thanks to his setup of Andrei Kostitsyn’s first period goal.

50-Career goals scored by Kostitsyn, who also extended his scoring streak to three games.

2-Power play goals scored by the Habs in their first two man advantages on Wednesday night.

9-Multi-point games posted this season by Andrei Markov, who picked up three assists against good buddy Alex Ovechkin and the Caps.

6-Shots on goal by Tomas Plekanec, who picked up his 14th point in 16 career games against the Capitals in his return to the lineup following his two-game suspension.

26-Percentage of the Canadiens' games this season that have gone to overtime.
21:01-Ice-time logged by Tom Kostopoulos, a new career high for the rugged winger who also wore an "A" on his jersey for the first time to mark the occasion.

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