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The Numbers Game - Nov. 18, 2010

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL -- Here’s a numerical look at the Habs-Predators match-up at the Bell Centre on Thursday night.

2 – Number of first-year NHL captains on the ice on Thursday night, with Brian Gionta and Shea Weber each serving their first season wearing the "C" for their respective clubs.

17:50 – Amount of time passed before the first penalty of the game was called on Sergei Kostitsyn for tripping. It marked the longest it’s taken a penalty to be assessed in a Habs’ game this season.

Highlights from the Canadiens-Predators game
25 – Fewer number of shots Carey Price had to face in Thursday’s tilt than he did in his record-setting 53-save performance against the Predators on November 14, 2009 in Nashville.

481 – Number of games played by Francis Bouillon in a Habs jersey over his nine-year career in Montreal, enjoying game No. 101 as a Predator against the Canadiens.

153 – Number of games brothers Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn played together in Montreal, before playing against each other for the first time as NHLers on Thursday night.

672 – Number of days since the Predators were last in Montreal to take on the Habs at the Bell Centre, with former Canadiens-turned-Preds Sergei Kostitsyn and Francis Bouillon both in the lineup for the home team in that outing.

1 – Number of regulation losses the Canadiens have ever suffered at the hands of the Predators on home ice, dropping their lifetime record to 5-1-1 against Nashville in Montreal.


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