NHL: Florida 3, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Stephen Weiss scored the winning goal Tuesday, handing the Florida Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Saku Koivu scored twice Saturday to help the Montreal Canadiens beat Toronto 4-1.

NHL: Montreal 4, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Mark Streit scored twice during an early onslaught Thursday and the Montreal Canadiens coasted to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia.

NHL: Tampa Bay 3, Montreal 2 (SO)

MONTREAL, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Brad Richards scored the only goal in the shootout Tuesday, delivering the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Carolina 5, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Ryan Whitney had two goals and an assist Saturday to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-1.

NHL: Montreal 4, Boston 2

BOSTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Christopher Higgins scored the first of Montreal's three first-period goals Thursday and the Canadiens held on to defeat Boston 4-2.

NHL: Detroit 4, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk tallied two goals and an assist Tuesday, carrying the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Montreal 0

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Zach Parise's hat trick and Martin Brodeur's 27 saves carried the New Jersey Devils to a 4-0 blanking of Montreal Friday night.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (SO)

TORONTO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Andrei Kostsitsyn scored in the fifth round of the shootout Tuesday, delivering the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

NHL: Montreal 7, Boston 4

MONTREAL, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Roman Hamrlik, Mike Komisarek and Alex Kovalev (power play) scored third-period goals Saturday night, as the Montreal Canadiens beat Boston, 7-4.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

TORONTO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Komisarek scored the winning goal 35 seconds into overtime Tuesday as the Montreal Canadiens edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3.

NHL: Montreal 2, Boston 1

BOSTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist Thursday night, as the Montreal Canadiens handed Boston its fourth straight loss, 2-1.

NHL: Atlanta 3, Montreal 2 (SO)

MONTREAL, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Bryan Little and Ilya Kovalchuk each scored shootout goals Tuesday, giving the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 3 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Andrei Markov scored in the eighth round of a shoot-out Saturday night, as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Montreal 3

OTTAWA, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza scored a tie-breaking goal in the third period Thursday night, as the Ottawa Senators edged Montreal, 4-3.
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Carey Price
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)

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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