MONTREAL – Here's a numerical look at Thursday's game between the Habs and Sens.
– Number of games played by Sergei Gonchar in his NHL career, joining former Hab Alex Kovalev (1,316) as the only two Russian-born players to hit that milestone in league history. 57
– Number of players in NHL history who have suited up for at least 1,300 regular season games, a list that now includes Gonchar, who hit the milestone on Thursday night two decades after making his NHL debut against the Sabres on February 7, 1995. 125
– Number of times the Habs and Sens have faced off since NHL hockey returned to the nation’s capital in 1992, with Montreal owning 61 wins and 50 losses against Ottawa in that span. 4
– Number of shorthanded goals scored by the Canadiens so far in 2014-15, including three by Tomas Plekanec and one from Max Pacioretty, who potted his first shorty of the season on a 4-on-5 breakaway in the first period against Ottawa. 5
– Number of shots fired by Andrei Markov
in the first period alone, accounting for five of the team’s 11 shots in the opening frame.5
– Number of mutli-goal nights enjoyed by Pacioretty so far this season, scoring his 32nd
of the campaign in the first period against the Senators.1
– Number of times the Habs have scored goals on the power play and the penalty kill in the same game this season, with Pacioretty finding the back of the net in both special teams situations on Thursday night for the first time this year. 67
– Percentage of draws won by Habs newcomer Torrey Mitchell against the Sens, going 6-for-9 in the faceoff circle on Thursday night.
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