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The Numbers Game: October 30, 2015

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
CALGARY – Here's a numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and the Flames.

6,356.9 – Number of kilometers the Canadiens have traveled since the start of their three-game road swing through Western Canada which began last Sunday. After flying from Montreal to Vancouver, the CH then flew to Edmonton before concluding the trip on Friday night in Calgary.

4 – Number of seasons Paul Byron played with the Flames, suiting up for 130 games between 2011 and 2015.  The 26-year-old forward went up against his former team for the first time on Friday night since the Canadiens claimed him off waivers back on October 6.

2 – Number of consecutive Friday nights in which Mike Condon got the start in goal for the Canadiens. After besting the Sabres last Friday night in Buffalo, the Massachusetts native got the call against the Flames in Calgary, earning his third victory of the season with a XX-save performance.

5 – Number of goals Dale Weise has scored against the Calgary Flames over the course of his career, adding to that tally by scoring a hat trick during Friday night’s contest at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Winnipeg native has scored more career goals against the Flames than any other team in the league.

5 – Number of goals Dale Weise has scored on Friday nights thus far during the 2015-16 campaign. After scoring twice against the Buffalo Sabres on October 23, Weise picked up three goals against the Calgary Flames in the Canadiens’ lone regular-season visit to Southern Alberta.

4 – Number of multi-goal games Dale Weise has registered over the course of his NHL career that has spanned some 270 games, accomplishing that feat once again on Friday night in Calgary.

5 – Flames goaltender Joni Ortio gave up three goals to the Canadiens on five shots during the second period on Friday night, as he was beaten by Nathan Beaulieu, Dale Weise and Devante Smith-Pelly.  

2 – Number of games it took newcomer Paul Byron to demonstrate exactly what he could bring to the Canadiens, utilizing his skill to made a remarkable pass to Devante Smith-Pelly for a goal, before tallying for the first time in a Canadiens uniform on a short-handed partial breakaway opportunity in the third period.

- canadiens.com

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