Carey Price Standing Up To the Critics

November 16th, 2010 by Chris Jenner Leave a reply »
Carey Price became the Montreal Canadiens unquestioned starting goaltender this season, and it has already paid dividends. When the Montreal Canadiens traded Jaroslav Halak this summer, many people thought they had made a huge mistake.  I was not one of them. 

When Carey Price was pulled in his first preseason game after allowing 4 goals on 9 shots, many faithful of the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge were crying for Halak back.  These cries has been few and far between as of late, and for good reason.

Carey Price racked up his league leading 11th win tonight, in a masterful 41 save shutout of the Philadelphia Flyers, in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals.  It was Price's second shutout in his last four games, and third of the season.  Price has allowed only three goals in those four games, and has stopped 137 out of 140 shots during that time.

Carey Price has rebounded from a sub par season to provide the Montreal Canadiens with the type of consistency and spectacular play that they have needed to jump out of the gates with a 12-5-1 record.  Price has logged more ice time than any other goalie in the league, and ...

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