Carey’s Price Is Right

September 2nd, 2010 by Steve Fusinato Leave a reply »
After the Jarolav Halak trade, and subsequent signing with St. Louis, the only thing on everyone's lips was Carey Price re-signing. A slow summer followed and the only money the young goalie was collecting came from rodeo prizes.

Over the week, mainly because of tweets by media personalities, speculation began to arise that Price was playing hardball. One said he would apparently go on strike if he and the Habs did not reach an agreement.

We all know that Montreal's administration had to avoid not having No. 31 show up at training camp. A contract dispute would've made every fan chant Halak's name during preseason St. Catherine riots. Some of us would've probably chastised a certain Vermont resident that shall remain nameless. 

As many of you already know, this is not the case. The news we've all been waiting for throughout the offseason has finally arrived. Habs fans can breathe a sigh of relief, Carey Price will officially remain with the Montreal Canadiens after signing a two-year $5.5 million agreement; words that we all certainly expected to hear, it's just the time-frame we weren't sure of. 

Price's agent, Gerry Johansson, tells the ...

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