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The Numbers Game - Jan. 22, 2008

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL - Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens' resounding 8-2 win over the Bruins at the Bell Centre on Tuesday night.

3  - Number of times the Canadiens have notched six or more goals against the Bruins this season.

40  - Number of combined goals scored by the Habs over the course of their current nine-game winning streak against the Bruins, who only managed 15 of their own over the same stretch.

9  - Number of assists racked up by Mark Streit in six games against Boston in 2007-08.

13  - Number of Habs to have registered a point against the Bruins on Tuesday.

13  - Number of victories by Guy Carbonneau’s crew by three or more goals this season, second only to the NHL-leading Red Wings, who have turned the trick 16 times.

4 - Number of goals scored on Bruins starter Alex Auld on only seven shots in the opening period. Needless to say he did not return to the crease in the second frame.

1 -Tom Kostopoulos’ selection among the game’s three stars after scoring a Gordie Howe hat-trick with a goal, assist and a fight.

569  - Saku Koivu’s career point total after assisting on Michael Ryder’s goal, tying the Habs’ captain with Pete Mahovlich for the 16th spot on the Canadiens' all-time point list.

400 - Number of career NHL games played by Francis Bouillon.

14  - Number of seconds needed by the Canadiens to get on the scoreboard after being shutout against the Penguins in their last game on Saturday night.  

8 - Number of career wins over Bruins posted by Cristobal Huet in only 11 games.

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