PHILADELPHIA -- Here's a numerical look at Game 1 between the Habs and the Flyers at the Wachovia Center on Sunday night.
: Seconds into the series it took for Chris Pronger to pick up his first and likely not last penalty of this best-of-seven series.2
-Banners hanging at the Wachovia Center celebrating Stanley Cups championships won by the Flyers. 2
-Banners inexplicably dangling from those same rafters saluting the sellouts strings by either Bruce Springsteen or Billy Joel in Philadelphia, currently sitting at 51 and 48, respectively.
– Days since the Habs played their last conference final game dating back to their 5-2 win over the Islanders on May 24, 1993 in Game 5, the night they advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals to face the Kings. 6
-Times in 15 playoff games so far which the Habs have outshot an opponent in the opening period of a game.
-Times the Habs have outshot the opposition in a game this postseason, following their 28-25 edge on Sunday night in Philadelphia. 0
-Victories notched by the Canadiens in those games. 0
-Times the Flyers had ever shutout the Habs in a playoff game prior to their 6-0 win in Game 1. 0
-Games played for the Habs by Flyers starter Michael Leighton three seasons ago after he was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia in February 2007 and later being dealt to the ‘Canes at the 2007 Draft. See also:
Jacques Martin post-game
Scott Gomez Post-Game SoundMike Cammalleri Post-Game SoundHal Gill Post-Game SoundPK Subban Post-Game Sound