ANAHEIM – Here's a numerical look at Wednesday's game between the Habs and Ducks on the west coast.
36 – Number of players who’ve played at least one game for the Canadiens this season, with Torrey Mitchell and Brian Flynn adding their names to that list on Wednesday night after being acquired from the Buffalo Sabres earlier in the week. The pair made their respective debuts at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
65 – Number of games forward Devante Smith-Pelly has played at the Honda Center in Anaheim over the course of his career. Wednesday night’s tilt was his first as a member of the visiting team after being acquired by the Canadiens on February 24.
11 – Number of years that have elapsed since the Canadiens last registered a regulation time victory in Anaheim. During that span, the Habs boast two shootout wins and two losses in Orange County.
77 – Number of different opponents Brandon Prust has dropped the gloves against over the course of his NHL career, adding Patrick Maroon to that list on Wednesday night in Anaheim. The pair went head-to-head in the opening frame, as Prust registered his team-leading 13th fight of the season.
0 – Number of games so far this season in which Max Pacioretty has failed to register at least one shot on goal. The New Canaan, CT native collected four shots on goal during the first period alone on Wednesday night.
14 – Number of players who chipped in with at least one hit for the Canadiens on Wednesday night in Anaheim, with Brandon Prust and Jeff Petry leading the way by dishing out four hits.
7 – Number of faceoffs won by Brian Flynn on Wednesday night out the ten draws he took, offering up a stellar performance in his first game as a member of the CH.
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