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The Numbers Game - March 30, 2011

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
CAROLINA -- Here's a numerical look at the Habs-Hurricanes game at the RBC Center on Wednesday night.

6 – Number of points racked up by Michael Cammalleri in his four games against the Hurricanes this season. The Habs’ sniper added to his tally of two goals and three assists with a power-play marker in the second period of Wednesday night’s game.

19 – Number of points amassed by Michael Cammalleri with the man-advantage in 2010-11, more than any other play on the Canadiens’ squad.

53.3– Percentage of success the Canadiens power-play has enjoyed against the Hurricanes in the 2010-11 season, with Jacques Martin’s team lighting the lamp on eight of their 15 attempts.

16 – Number of times the Canadiens have had to play back-to-back games this season, posting a record of 10-5-1 in the first games of those series and in the 6-7-3 second.

69 – Number of games played by each of the goalies in action in Wednesday night’s game this season with Carey Price and Cam Ward both leading the NHL in that category.

– Number of Canadiens players who didn’t finish the game with a negative plus/minus differential. Jeff Halpern was the only Hab to end his night at +/- 0.

9 – Number of games in which defenseman James Wisniewski has registered two or more points since joining the Habs on Dec. 28.

3 – Number of times that the Canadiens have won three out of four games in their season-series against the Hurricanes. The last time the Habs managed a sweep against the Hurricanes, they were called the Hartford Whalers.

5 – With the Hurricanes win at home Wednesday night in Raleigh, the number of points currently separating the sixth place Canadiens from the ninth place Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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