NEW YORK – Here's a numerical look at the showdown between the Canadiens and the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
38 – Combined number of penalty minutes compiled by the Habs and Rangers on a single shift, including four fighting majors, two game misconducts, a roughing and a too many men penalty.
1 – Number of goals scored by Max Pacioretty against the Rangers in his career, getting his first goal against his childhood team on Saturday night.
66 – Combined number of penalty minutes racked up by the two teams throughout the game, including 40 for the Habs and 26 for the Rangers.
2 – Number of 5-on-3 goals scored in the outing, with both Rangers forward Erik Christensen and Habs sniper Andrei Kostitsyn making the most of their power play opportunities.
200 – Number of NHL games played by Petteri Nokelainen in his career to date, lasting just 34 seconds in game No. 200 before being sent to the showers with a game misconduct penalty.
200 – Number of assists racked up by Brian Gionta in his NHL career, helping set the table on Pacioretty’s second period goal.
3 – Number of multi-point nights racked up by Tomas Plekanec so far this season. The speedy Czech center’s two assists brought his season total to a team-leading 11 points.-canadiens.com. SEE ALSORecap
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