Montreal Canadiens: Don’t Look Now, Carey Price Is Struggling

December 31st, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Heading into the 2010-11 season many NHL pundits had Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price listed as a question mark.

A poor 2009-10 regular season, in which Price lost his starting job to Jaroslav Halak, posting a 13-20-5 record along the way, was followed by a horrific playoff which saw Price post a 0-1 record to go along with a .890 save percentage and bloated 3.56 goals against average, served as plenty of ammunition as to why Price may struggle this season.

To the amazement of many (myself included), Price started the season strong, elevating his game to a new level, earning player of the week honors and, in many people’s minds, solidifying himself as the Canadiens number one goaltender.

Price earned respect from the Montreal Canadiens’ fans and NHL fans alike for his efforts, garnering plenty of all-star support, which led to Price leading all goaltenders in votes at one point.

The fast start, all-star votes and team success was a dream come true for Price and Habs fans alike, who before the season began, were guilty of booing their newly found hero during a preseason game—the same fans that likely booed Price in last year's p ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.