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The Numbers Game: November 27, 2015

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

NEWARK - Here's a numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and the Devils at the Prudential Center

847 – Number of players who have suited up for a regular season game for the Canadiens in franchise history, with George “Bud” Holloway adding his name to the list on Friday night after making his NHL debut at age 27 against the Devils.

3,443 – Number of days since Holloway heard his name called in the third round, 86th overall, by the Los Angeles Kings at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, nearly nine-and-a-half years before he had a chance to suit up for his first NHL game.

785 – Number of games played by Tomas Plekanec in his NHL career, all as a member of the Canadiens, tying Emile Bouchard for 22nd on the franchise’s all-time games played leaderboard.

2 – Consecutive number of games in which Sven Andrighetto has found the back of the net following his second-period marker in New Jersey, having now scored in two-thirds of his NHL games this season after potting his first of the campaign against the Rangers on Wednesday.

– Number of times the Canadiens have been held to less than 30 shots in a game this season, including Friday night, having entered the game against the Devils as the fourth-highest shooting team in the league at 31.2 shots per game.

4 – Consecutive number of games in which Alex Galchenyuk has registered at least one point, knotting the game with a backhanded breakaway in the third period to give him three goals and two assists in his last four outings.

400 – Number of assists racked up by Andrei Markov in his career to date, hitting the milestone in New Jersey with a helper on Galchenyuk’s third period goal.

4 – Number of times the Canadiens have won the second game when playing on back-to-back nights this season, with a chance to go 5-for-5 in that category on Saturday night when the Devils come to town for the tail end of the home-and-away series.


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