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The Numbers Game - Feb. 5, 2012

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL - Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Jets at the Bell Centre on Sunday afternoon.

15- Number of goals scored by the Canadiens on Winnipeg in all four meetings during the 2011-2012 season.

2- Weight in pounds the Jets have over the Canadiens. Dustin Byfuglien is the second heaviest player in the NHL; he tips the scales at 265 pounds.

1- Number of goals scored by goalie Ondrej Pavelec in the game. Max Pacioretty's shot deflects off the Jets' netminder to open up the score 1-0.

4- Hits dished out by Alexei Emelin in the first period alone. He tops the League for a rookie with 145 hits in only 40 games.

20- Number of games played by Aaron Palushaj before logging in a point in the NHL. The young American player stops the draught by nudging an assist on Max Pacioretty's goal in the first period.

5- Number of Habs players who have scored a shorthanded goal this season. Alexei Emelin scores in such a situation during the second period to join Lars Eller, Mathieu Darche, Travis Moen and Tomas Plekanec.

6- Times P.K. Subban has dropped his gloves since playing in the NHL. The young defenseman tested his boxing skills against Blake Wheeler late in the second period.

147- Total of shots blocked by Josh Gorges this season. The Canadian defenseman who tops the League in blocked shots got in front of three Jets' shot this afternoon.

12- Games won by the Habs on Super Bowl Sunday. The Canadiens are 12-8-0-1 in such circumstances.

Boxscore: Canadiens-Jets
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