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The Numbers Game - Oct. 3, 2009

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
BUFFALO -- Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens' hard-fought 2-1 overtime victory over the Sabres on Saturday night in Buffalo.

8-Shifts played by Ryan O'Byrne until he left the game with an undisclosed lower body injury.
10-Shifts played by Glen Metropolit before he then left the game with an upper body injury.
5-Career shorthanded goals scored by Travis Moen, who tied the game in the second period with the Habs playing down a man.

4-Times Moen has scored in consecutive games in his career, with the last time going to back to last January against the Blackhawks and Coyotes while he was still with the Sharks.

61-Career points notched at HSBC Arena by former Sabres defenseman Jaroslav Spacek, whose assist on Moen's goal was his first as a Hab.

10-Consecutive games the Canadiens had lost with Andrei Markov out of the lineup heading into action on Saturday. The previous time the Markov-less Habs won a game was a 4-3 win in Pittsburgh back on February 4, 2007.

33-Consecutive saves made by Carey Price against the Sabres after being beaten on the second shot he faced on his way to earning his second top star selection in as many games to start the season.

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