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The Numbers game - March 13, 2010

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL – Here’s a numerical look at the Habs-Bruins match-up at the Bell Centre on Saturday night.

13-Times this season when 6-foot-7 Hal Gill wasn’t the tallest player on the ice, with the Habs d-man having looked up at 6-foot-9 Zdeno Chara on Saturday.

2-Shorthanded goals scored by Sergei Kostitsyn over his career, with the Belarusian winger having last done so on January 28, 2008 against the Capitals.

215 – Pounds of Travis Moen felt by Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk when he was steamrolled by the Habs winger in the neutral zone in the first period.

6-Point streak extended by Andrei Markov who scored the Habs first goal of the night, giving him eight points over that span.

6-Hits thrown by Maxim Lapierre in his return to the lineup after serving his four-game suspension.

35-Games played by Halak in 2009-10, setting a new career-high with the Slovak netminder having toasted the occasion with his 21st win of the season.

26-Wins over the Bruins piled up by the Habs since 2005-06, with the Candiens having gone 5-2 this season and losing only 10 times to the B’s over that five-season stretch.

2-Times in his young career that Jaroslav Halak has strung together five straight wins, with the Habs goalie having also turned the trick back in 2006-07.

102- Games the Canadiens have played since the younger Kostitsyn last scored a pair of goals in a game, dating back to December 20, 2008.

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