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The Numbers Game - February 27, 2013

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

TORONTO – Here's a numerical look at the Habs-Leafs matchup on Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre.

1,777 – Number of days since Michael Ryder last hit the ice in a Habs jersey, on April 17, 2008, before making his return to the lineup against the Leafs on Wednesday night.

Pacioretty on the PP

22 – Number of years since the Canadiens and Maple Leafs last met on a Wednesday night, dating back to a 7-3 Habs win on Wednesday, January 23, 1991.

19 – Number of games since Alexei Emelin last lit the lamp for the Canadiens, scoring his first goal of the campaign in the first period against the Leafs.

Price shuts the door

4 – Consecutive number of games in which the Canadiens have scored at least one power play goal, with Max Pacioretty taking advantage of a five-minute hitting from behind penalty to Mike Brown to score his fifth goal of the year.

12 – Number of points Andrei Markov has scored with the man advantage this season following his assist on Pacioretty’s goal, good enough to tie him for third in the NHL for power play points.

144:17 – Amount of time needed by the Habs to enjoy a lead against the Leafs this season, going up 2-1 in the second period thanks to Pacioretty’s power play goal.

100 – Percentage of penalty shots fired his way that have been stopped by Carey Price this season, frustrating Mikhail Grabovski’s second period penalty shot attempt on Wednesday night.

11 – Number of penalty shots Price has faced in his NHL career, stopping seven of those including the Grabovski chance on Wednesday.

85 – Total number of shots fired by the Habs over the past two games, scoring four goals in those opportunities.

6 – Number of goals scored by Brendan Gallagher so far this year, enough to tie him for third in NHL rookie goal scoring with Nail Yakupov and Vladimir Tarasenko.

Game Highlights: Canadiens-Leafs, Feb. 27, 2013
Boxscore: Canadiens-Leafs

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