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NHL: Montreal 3, Boston 2 (SO)

MONTREAL, March 23 (UPI) -- Saku Koivu's goal in the last round of a shootout Saturday lifted the Montreal Canadiens over the Boston Bruins 3-2.

NHL: Montreal 4, Boston 2

BOSTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Two goals and an assist from Alex Kovalev Thursday lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-2 win over Boston and into first place in the Eastern Conference.

NHL: Montreal 4, New Jersey 0

MONTREAL, March 11 (UPI) -- Carey Price stopped all 38 shots he saw for his second career shutout Tuesday when the Montreal Canadiens beat New Jersey 4-0.

NHL: Anaheim 3, Montreal 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 9 (UPI) -- Chris Kunitz and Samuel Pahlsson scored within a 33-second span in the third period Sunday, giving the Anaheim Ducks a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: San Jose 6, Montreal 4

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Joe Thornton had two goals and two assists Monday night to lead the San Jose Sharks past Montreal 6-4.

NHL: Montreal 2, New Jersey 1

MONTREAL, March 1 (UPI) -- Andrei Kostitsyn's 20th goal this season Saturday gave the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.

NHL: Montreal 6, Buffalo 2

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec recorded a hat trick and chipped in an assist Friday to lead the Montreal Canadiens to their sixth win in eight games, 6-2 over Buffalo.

NHL: Montreal 5, Atlanta 1

MONTREAL, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins had two goals and an assist Tuesday, leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.

NHL: Columbus 3, Montreal 0

MONTREAL, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire's league-leading ninth shutout this season Saturday gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-0 victory against the Montreal Canadiens.
Legace is top NHL player of the week

Legace is top NHL player of the week

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- St. Louis goaltender Manny Legace, whose only loss in four games last week was in overtime, was selected the top NHL player of the week.

NHL: Montreal 1, Philadelphia 0

MONTREAL, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Carey Price recorded his first career shutout Saturday when the Montreal Canadiens slipped past the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0.

NHL: Montreal 2, Florida 1 (OT)

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Alex Kovalev scored on a power play 1:43 into overtime Wednesday, giving Montreal a 2-1 decision over Florida.

NHL: Ottawa 6, Montreal 1

OTTAWA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza erupted for three goals and three assists Saturday when the Ottawa Senators trounced the Montreal Canadiens 6-1.

NHL: Toronto 4, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Two goals from Darcy Tucker Thursday along with a 34-save effort from Vesa Toskala carried Toronto a 4-2 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Dallas 4, Montreal 1

DALLAS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Ribeiro had a goal and two assists Sunday to lead the Dallas Stars' 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
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Montreal Canadians goalie Carey Price sprawls on the ice leaving the net unattended as teammate Maxim Lapierre (40) pins Philadelphia Flyers Steve Downie (27) to the boards to keep him from trying to score during first period Philadelphia Flyers-Montreal Canadians NHL second round playoff play at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia April 28, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)
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Carey Price (born August 16, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Price was the Canadiens first round selection (fifth overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to turning pro, Price played for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Price was drafted in the first round, 5th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. He spent his major junior hockey career playing for the Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League (WHL) beginning in 2002–03. Price established himself as a top prospect during his major junior career particularly in his draft year in 2004–05 with an 8-shutout, 2.34 goals against average (GAA) and .920 save percentage season with the Americans. In his last year in the WHL, he was awarded the Del Wilson Trophy as the WHL goaltender of the year, as well as the CHL Goaltender of the Year, in addition to being named to the WHL First All-Star Team.

Upon completing his award-winning season in the WHL, Price immediately began his professional career with the Hamilton Bulldogs in the American Hockey League (AHL), having signed with the Canadiens in 2007 to a three-year, entry-level contract worth $850,000 USD. He joined the Bulldogs for the last three games of the regular season and the 2007 Calder Cup playoffs, recording his first professional game and win on April 13, 2007 against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He was named the first star of the game upon stopping 27 of 28 shots. Price went on to lead the Bulldogs with a 15–6 playoff record to a 2007 Calder Cup championship, with an impressive 2.06 GAA and .936 save percentage. In his first game of the Calder Cup finals, he stopped all 46 shots to post a shutout. He subsequently won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as the Calder Cup playoffs MVP at 19-years-old, making him the youngest player ever to receive the award.

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