Off The Post: Carey Price Leads Canadiens to Overtime – Montreal Canadians goaltender, Carey Price stopped 30 of 33 shots against the Philadelphia Flyers. He led his team into overtime earning them a point, but he lost the game 3-2 and he wasn’t happy about that. After the game, he spoke about the loss with Russ Cohen.
Carey Price: Goalie – Montreal Canadiens
Carey Price was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens with the fifth overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He would make his NHL debut on October 10th, 2007 and recorded 26 saves in 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Montreal would finish the season with their first division title since the 1991-92 season. Price would finish the regular season leading all rookie goaltenders in wins, save percentage and shutouts. He would be named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. In the playoffs that season, Price recorded a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins. With the shutout, he became the first Canadiens rookie to post a playoff shutout since Patrick Roy in 1986. Collectors can find Price’s Upper Deck Young Guns rookie card in 2007-08 Series 1 Hockey.
Since the 2007-08 season, Price has been a mainstay in goal for the Canadiens. In 2014-15, he set career highs in wins (44), GAA (1.96) and save percentage (.933). So far this season, Price has started and played in 13 games for Montreal. He has a 7-4-2 record with a 2.77 GAA and .912 SV%. Collectors can find his cards in Upper Deck’s 2019-20 catalog of hockey products including 2019-20 Series 1.
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Off The Post: Carey Price Leads Canadiens to Overtime – Carey Price Career Stats
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“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
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