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.
– 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 canadiens.com