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NHL: Toronto 5, Montreal 3

TORONTO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk put Toronto ahead with 5:33 left in the third period Saturday and the Maple Leafs went on to post a 5-3 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Montreal 5, Ottawa 4 (OT)

OTTAWA, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- P.K. Suppan scored just 23 seconds into overtime Thursday to give Montreal a wild 5-4 victory over Ottawa.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr notched his 695th career goal to move into seventh place on the NHL's all-time scoring list Tuesday, helping New Jersey bounce Montreal 4-1.

NHL: Montreal 2, Chicago 1 (OT)

MONTREAL, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Andrei Markov got his second goal of the game 1:28 into overtime Saturday, elevating the Montreal Canadiens over Chicago 2-1.

Sidney Crosby tops Team Canada Olympic hockey picks

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward and NHL points leader Sidney Crosby was among the choices for the Canadian Olympic hockey squad announced Tuesday.

NHL: Montreal 2, Florida 1

MONTREAL, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Carey Price stopped 26-of-27 Florida shots, including all 16 in the third period, and Montreal held on for a 2-1 decision over the Panthers Monday.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Montreal 3 (OT)

MONTREAL, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal 58 seconds into overtime Saturday, elevating the Ottawa Senators over Montreal 4-3.

NHL: Montreal 6, Dallas 4

DALLAS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Lars Eller put Montreal in front for good midway through the third period Thursday and the Canadiens outlasted Dallas 6-4.

NHL: Carolina 5, Montreal 4 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Alexander Semin fired in a game-winning goal 3:27 into overtime Tuesday, capping the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-4 comeback victory over Montreal.

NHL: Montreal 2, Tampa Bay 1 (SO)

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Carey Price stopped 22-of-23 shots and two more in a shootout Saturday, backstopping the Montreal Canadiens over Tampa Bay 2-1.

NHL: Montreal 4, Nashville 3 (OT)

NASHVILLE, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- David Desharnais scored a controversial goal 1:43 into overtime Saturday, sending the Montreal Canadiens past Nashville 4-3.

NHL: St. Louis 5, Montreal 1

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Alexander Steen scored twice in the first 8 minutes Thursday, touching off an offensive show that brought St. Louis a 5-1 win over Montreal.

NHL: Montreal 3, Phoenix 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Max Pacioretty notched two goals and an assist in the third period Tuesday, rallying the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over Phoenix.

NHL: Montreal 1, New York Islanders 0 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Max Pacioretty's score off a David Desharnais pass 1:51 into overtime Saturday lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 1-0 decision over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, Montreal 1

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Steve Mason took a shutout into the final minute of the contest Thursday and finished with 20 saves to lead Philadelphia over Montreal 2-1.
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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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