NEW YORK – Here is a numerical appear at Friday night’s recreation from the Rangers at Madison Sq. Garden.
12 – The Canadiens commenced their 12th established of back again-to-back again games on Friday night time, opening it up with the tilt in Manhattan. They will be back again in action to near it out with a Saturday night time matchup from the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Bell Centre, in advance of hitting the road all over again and heading to California for a 3-recreation established in the Golden State. That vacation will also contain a back again-to-back again established from the San Jose Sharks (Thursday, March 7) and the Anaheim Ducks (Friday, March 8). Just after that, only just one other established of that character will continue being on the schedule.
5 – Quantity of pictures Shea Weber registered through the initially period of time on your own on Friday night time as the Canadiens’ captain did his most effective to get his squad on the board early. Sad to say, Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was on his recreation and didn’t enable any just one of Habs’ 11 pictures by him by means of 20 minutes of participate in. For their component, New York set 9 pictures on Carey Value, and Vladislav Namestnikov managed to fix him to give the Blueshirts a 1- benefit.
28 – Brendan Gallagher saved on delivering the goods on Friday night time, tying things up 1-1 with his 28th target of the period at the 7:27 mark of the second period of time. That was his initially marker considering the fact that his hat trick effectiveness from the Philadelphia Flyers on February 21 at the Bell Centre.
1 – Quantity of times in the previous 7 games that Tomas Tatar has been saved off the scoresheet immediately after feeding Gallagher for the recreation-tying tally. The Slovak sniper offers 4 plans and 7 details through that span.
12 – Of the 12 saves Value made through the center body, this halt on Namestnikov certainly got the group buzzing. Not long immediately after that, Gallagher uncovered the back again of the internet and made the substantial contingent of Canadiens admirers in the creating additional satisfied.
1 – Joel Armia scored in back again-to-back again games for the initially time this period on Friday night time when he gave the Canadiens a 2-1 lead at the 14:38 mark of the second period of time. The Finnish winger capitalized on a bad bounce from guiding the Rangers’ internet to rating his eighth target of the calendar year.
18 – Quantity of pictures the Canadiens registered through the second period of time on your own on Friday night time, holding Lundqvist incredibly, incredibly chaotic and main to a 2-1 benefit by means of 40 minutes of participate in.
5 – Quantity of multi-target games Armia now has on his resume immediately after lifting the Canadiens to a 3-1 lead just 4:29 into the 3rd period of time on Friday night time. It was his second multi-target hard work in a Habs uniform. He previous accomplished the feat on January 18 from the Blue Jackets in Columbus.
1 – Armia capped the scoring with an empty-netter late in the 3rd period of time to sign-up the initially hat trick of his NHL job.