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The Numbers Game - Oct. 9

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

WINNIPEG – Here's a numerical look at the historic Habs-Jets game Sunday evening at the MTS Centre.

– Number of days since the last time the Canadiens visited Winnipeg, a 6-5 Habs win over the Jets almost 16 years ago.

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32 – Number of players who were in the league for the Jets’ last season in 1995-96 who are still in the NHL today.

0 – Number of Habs players who are part of that exclusive group. The closest to making the cut is veteran blue-liner Hal Gill, who didn’t make his NHL debut until 1997-98.

2 – Number of players who have donned No.74 for the Canadiens, with Alexei Emelin joining Sergei Kostitsyn as the only Habs to ever wear the digits following Emelin’s first game with the team on Sunday night.

3:05 – Amount of time needed by Michael Cammalleri to silence the raucous crowd, scoring the first NHL goal on Winnipeg ice since the Jets left town in 1996.

25:45 – Game-high ice time enjoyed by P.K. Subban in the outing, including an incredible 9:36 on special teams.

2 – Number of shifts played by Jaroslav Spacek in the first period before leaving the game with an upper body injury.

9 – Number of power play opportunities needed by the Habs to find the back of the net with the man advantage, with Yannick Weber snapping the streak by potting his first of the season in the third period.

3 – Number of Habs who recorded multi-point nights against the Jets, including Tomas Plekanec, Weber and Travis Moen who combined for three goals and four assists.

11 – Number of times the Canadiens have left Winnipeg with a win, doing so on Sunday night for the first time since December 12, 1995.

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