MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at the Habs' season-opening 4-3 OT win over the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Thursday night.
- Number of times the Habs have kicked off the regular season against their Original Six rival from Toronto.4
- Number of seconds needed by Brian Gionta
to make new Maple Leaf Mike Komisarek pay for his errant high stick on Scott Gomez
, potting his first of the season with the penalty box door barely closed on Komisarek's double minor in the first period.5
- Game-high number of shots blocked by blue-liner Josh Gorges
, who later capped his night's work by notching the overtime winner.2
- Number of goals scored with Komisarek looking on at his former teammates from the box.636
- Jacques Martin's all-time win percentage against the Leafs in the regular season, posting a combined 37-19-7-3 dossier with St. Louis, Ottawa, Florida and Montreal.769
– Number of players to play at least one game for the Canadiens in the team's 100 year history, with Gomez, Gionta, Mike Cammalleri, Travis Moen
, Jaroslav Spacek, Hal Gill and Paul Mara all making their Habs debuts in Toronto.2
- Number of points amassed by Toronto native Glen Metropolit on Thursday, including the tying goal late in the third period, recording his first multi-point game as a Hab.17
- Number of different Habs to register at least one hit against the Leafs, out-hitting their cross-province rivals 37-22 in the contest.
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