ST.LOUIS – Here's a numerical look at Tuesday's game between the Habs and Blues in St.Louis.
– Number of games that defenseman Greg Pateryn has now played with the Canadiens this season, besting the career-high mark of three games the Sterling Heights, MI native suited up for during the 2012-13 campaign.
2 – Number of games Alex Galchenyuk was forced to miss over the last few days due to illness before returning to active duty on Tuesday night in St. Louis. Galchenyuk made his presence felt in the opening frame, lighting the lamp for the game’s opening goal.
18 – Number of goals Alex Galchenyuk has now scored this season, which ties him for second spot on the team alongside Tomas Plekanec. Max Pacioretty leads the Canadiens with 29 markers this year.
3 – Number of multi-goal games Alex Galchenyuk now boasts this season after scoring a pair of goals on Tuesday night in St. Louis. That ties him with Tomas Plekanec in that category. Both players are one multi-goal effort behind Max Pacioretty this season.
7 – Number of assists P.K. Subban has amassed over the course of the last seven games, adding to that tally on Tuesday night at Scottrade Center by picking up the primary assist on Galchenyuk’s goal at the 13:22 mark of the first period. It was Subban’s 32nd helper of the year.
59 – Number of seconds that elapsed between goals by Brendan Gallagher and Michael Bournival during the second period on Tuesday night, markers which upped the Canadiens' lead to 4-1 over the Blues.]
9 – Number of consecutive road victories Carey Price has amassed after besting the Blues on Tuesday night at Scottrade Center, a new team record.
2,291 – Number of days that have elapsed since the Canadiens left St. Louis with two points in the bank, with their last victory in Blues territory prior to Tuesday night's win dating back to November 16, 2008
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