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The Numbers Game: Game #6 - April 26, 2015

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

OTTAWA – Here's a numerical look at Game 6 between the Habs and Sens at the Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday night.

1 – Number of times the Habs have opened the scoring so far in the series, with Brendan Gallagher getting the visitors on the board first in Game 6 with his first of the postseason.

11 – Number of shots needed for Gallagher to break Craig Anderson’s shutout bid in the outing, after Tom Gilbert needed 27 shots to finally solve the Sens netminder in the third period of Game 5.

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32 – Number of times the Canadiens have been in a Game 6 in the postseason leading the series 3-2, now owning a lifetime 29-3 record in those games to clinch a series win.

2 – Consecutive number of games in which Greg Pateryn has registered a point, picking up an assist on Gallagher’s opening goal after chipping in with a helper in Game 5, his second career NHL playoff game.

86 – Percentage of faceoffs won by Lars Eller in the outing, winning 12 of his 14 draws on Sunday night.

29 – Number of shots stopped by Carey Price in the first 40 minutes of Sunday’s game, four more than he faced in the entire duration of Game 5 at the Bell Centre.

0 – Number of times the Canadiens have allowed an opponent to force a Game 7 after taking a 3-0 series lead in the first three games of a series, keeping the streak alive with a series-clinching win in Game 6.

5 – Number of postseason shutouts registered by Price in his career to date, posting his first of the 2015 playoffs in Ottawa to punch a ticket to the second round.


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