Here is a numerical look at the Canadiens-Leafs clash at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night.
-Minutes the Canadiens spent playing shorthanded in the first period against the Leafs, with Toronto failing to score a goal. 3
-Times Mathieu Dandenault has scored this season in his first game back in the lineup after having been a healthy scratch. 17
-Points amassed this season by birthday boy Maxim Lapierre who turned 23 on Saturday, with all of the centerman’s production coming at even strength in 2007-08. 105
-Consecutive games played by Andrei Markov
, who is now the Canadiens’ new iron man with Mark Streit sitting out Saturday night’s game against Toronto, ending the Swiss defenseman's string of 135 straight games. 3
-Habs players to have suited up for all 79 games this season, including Markov, Alex Kovalev and Christopher Higgins. 80
- Years since the Leafs last missed the playoffs three straight seasons. 0
-Goals allowed by the Canadiens’s penalty killing unit, which killed all seven Leafs power plays on the night. 1
-Power-play goals allowed by Habs killers in their last 28 opportunities over the past five games.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com