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The Numbers Game - September 26, 2008

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Here is a numerical look at the Canadiens' 5-0 win over the Senators on Friday night at the Bell Centre.

42,456 - Total eye balls that got their first look at the Canadiens' new scoreboard on Friday night at the Bell Centre. 

5 - Times the Canadiens' new goal song, a "Go Habs Go Remix" of Simple Plan's "Generation" that the band produced for the team, played in its debut game.

2 - Times Habs defenseman Alex Henry droped the gloves against the Sens, with Chris Neil and Brad Isbister getting to know Henry's knuckles on Friday night.

5 - Total combined assists picked up by the Kostitsyn brothers against the Senators, with Andrei and Sergei having now joined forces for nine helpers so far this preseason.

21 - Saves made by Jaroslav Halak on his way to posting a shutout and lowering his preseason goals-against average from 7.50 to 3.00. 

50 - League-leading power-play percentage posted by the Canadiens so far this preseason after converting three of their six opportunities against Ottawa.

4- Number of points put up by Markov over his first two preseason games after picking up three points, earning him the No. 1 against the Sens on Friday.

14 - Total combined hits thrown by Steve Begin, Maxim Lapierre and Tom Kostopoulos of the 39 Canadiens hits on the night.

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