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The Numbers Game - Jan. 13, 2009

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Here’s a numerical look at Tuesday night’s matchup between the Canadiens and Bruins, the top two teams in the Northeast Division, at TD Banknorth Garden.

26 – Assists Andrei Markov has piled up this season, moving into a tie with Detroit’s Brian Rafalski for tops in the league among defensemen.

5 – Consecutive games in which Andrei Kostitsyn has now notched at least a point, bringing his totals to five goals and four assists in that stretch.

4 – Goals the Canadiens have given up while killing a 5-on-3 this season.

19 – Wins recorded by the Bruins in 22 games in which they’ve been outshot, including Tuesday night’s tilt against the Habs.

2 – Times this season that Jaroslav Halak has made six straight starts.

4 – Consecutive games that the Habs have now connected on the power-play, a first this season.

Heather Engel is a writer for
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