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The Numbers Game: March 5, 2016

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

WINNIPEG - Here's a numerical look at Saturday night's game against the Jets in Winnipeg.

912 – Number of games Andrei Markov has played in a Canadiens uniform, including Saturday night’s tilt against the Jets at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. Markov joins Guy Carbonneau in 10th spot on the Canadiens’ all-time games played list. Henri Richard leads the way with 1,256 games played in the bleu-blanc-rouge.

40 – Number of starts Mike Condon has made so far during the 2015-16 campaign, including Saturday night’s contest in Manitoba. The 25-year-old netminder hit that mark for the second time in his professional career after starting 47 games last season with the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.

0 – Number of times referees Dave Jackson and Dan O’Halloran had to blow their respective whistles during the opening frame to call a penalty on Saturday night, as both the Canadiens and Jets played disciplined hockey despite combining to dish out 36 hits through 20 minutes of play.



7 – Number of shifts Brendan Gallagher had during Saturday night’s contest before being forced to leave the game in the first period due to a lower-body injury.

8 – Number of players in Canadiens history who, at the age of 22, had already amassed two seasons of 20 goals or more. Alex Galchenyuk joined that select group on Saturday night by scoring in the second period. It also includes the likes of Stephane Richer, Guy Lafleur and Bernard Geoffrion.

29 – Percentage of games Michael McCarron has played in the NHL ranks in which he’s registered at least five shots on goal, including Saturday night’s contest in Manitoba. McCarron had already put five shots on Jets netminder Ondrej Pavelec through 40 minutes of play.

195 – Number of hits Alexei Emelin has dished out so far this season, continuing to build on that tally on Saturday night by throwing his weight around to the tune of five more hits against Winnipeg.

3 – Number of multi-goal games Alex Galchenyuk has registered in his last six games, accomplishing the feat once again on Saturday night with a two-goal performance at the MTS Centre.

- canadiens.com

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