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The Numbers Game - March 22, 2008

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Carey Price was unbeatable on all three Bruins shootout attempts, including his stoning of Zdeno Chara.
Here is a numerical look at the Canadiens-Bruins battle on Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

16 - Points in the standings piled up by the Canadiens against the Bruins this season thanks to their perfect 8-0 record against their longtime rivals.

19 - All-time home-and-home series sweeps earned by the Canadiens against the Bruins.

63 - Years since the Canadiens last pulled off a season sweep of the Bruins.

100 - Combined points amassed by Canadiens players against Boston in 2007-08.

11:21 - Minutes spent at even strength in a first period that included 24 minutes in penalties.

200 - Career games played by Mark Streit, who marked the occasion by picking up his 54th point of the season.

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1 - Games Guy Carbonneau hasn’t had Mike Komisarek in his lineup since returning behind the Habs’ bench on Jan. 14, 2006.

25:14 - Season-high ice-time logged by Josh Gorges in his first night filling in for injured Mike Komisarek alongside Andrei Markov.

2 - Shootout winning goals notched by captain Saku Koivu this season, tying him with Andrei Kostitsyn for the club lead.

18 - Shootout saves made by Carey Price over the 22 attempts he’s faced this season, including his saves on Zdeno Chara, Marc Savard and Phil Kessel of the Bruins on Saturday night.

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