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The Numbers Game - March 6, 2009

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
ATLANTA - Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Thrashers tilt on Friday night in Atlanta.

13:55 – Ice time logged by Alex Tanguay in his return to the lineup after missing 28 games with a shoulder injury, which he suffered back on Dec. 30 in Tampa Bay.

5 – Shots taken by Mathieu Schneider in his first game as a visitor at Philips Arena this season, the most among the Canadiens.
5:47 – Time the Canadiens spent shorthanded in the first period alone.

2 – Shutouts against the Habs this season, with Friday marking the first since Nov. 28 versus the Capitals in Washington.

35 – Times Guy Carbonneau’s squad has seen their opponent strike the scoreboard first, posting a 13-19-3 record in those games.

– 10-minute game misconducts handed out on Friday night, one to Montreal and three to Atlanta.

– Habs games that have ended in a 1-0 score since the start of the NHL in 1917. Friday’s loss marked the team’s 62nd loss in those contests.

Heather Engel is a writer for
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