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The Numbers Game: Oct. 15, 2008

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens’ battle with the Bruins on Wednesday night at the Bell Centre.

76-Years since the Bruins last rained on the Canadiens’ parade by winning a Habs home opener in Montreal, dating back to a 4-0 Boston win at the Forum on Nov. 12, 1955.

592- Days since the Bruins last defeated the Canadiens in a regular season game back on March 3, 2007.

74 - Combined Stanley Cups won by the 12 Hall of Famers on hand at the Bell Centre on Wednesday night to commemorate the unveiling of the Ring of Honor, a  permanent adornment celebrating the Habs’ 54 Hall of Fame inductees.

757-Players to have now suited up for the Canadiens since the team’s founding in 1909 thanks to Georges Laraque making his Habs debut.

148-Seconds into his Canadiens career needed by Laraque before fighting for the first time as a Hab, with the tough guy winger dropping the gloves with the Bruins’ Shawn Thornton on his very first shift.

8-Canadiens all-time wins over the Bruins, which have come on the night of their home opener.

Manny Almela is a writer for

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