Carey Price will get the start in Thursday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.
Advice: Price is coming off a shaky third period against the New York Rangers on Tuesday night (the Canadiens blew a two-goal lead). He has a 5-4-2 record with a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage this season.
Carey Price stopped 25 of 31 shots in the Canadiens' 6-5 overtime loss to the Sabres on Thursday. The defeat dropped him to 5-4-3 on the season with a 3.07 GAA and .892 save percentage.
Carey Price allowed six goals on 31 shots in Thursday’s 6-5 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres.
Advice: Another game and it’s another average start from Price. It’s not to say that he was at fault for the goals but Montreal’s franchise goaltender has yet to show why he is the highest paid goaltender in the league. The Canadiens need him to steal a few games here and there, and that is something he has failed to do in the early portion of the season. The 31-year-old netminder has now dropped three straight games, seeing his record fall to 5-4-3 with a 3.07 goals-against-average and a .892 save percentage.
Carey Price stopped 27 of 32 shots in the Canadiens' 5-3 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 5-4-2 on the season with a 2.81 GAA and .901 save percentage.
Carey Price allowed five goals on 32 shots in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Advice: Price and the Canadiens appeared to have this one wrapped up in the second period but a string of terrible penalties by Montreal let the Rangers back into the game. Price has now given up four or more goals in three straight games, dropping his record to 5-4-2 with a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage.
Carey Price will be in goal for Montreal on Tuesday versus the New York Rangers.
Advice: The Canadiens will have Antti Niemi in the crease for Monday's match against the Islanders. Price has strong numbers in his career versus the Rangers and will get some rest on Monday. He has a 5-3-2 record this campaign with a 2.59 goals-against average and .907 save percentage.
Carey Price will be in goal when the Canadiens play against the Lightning Saturday night.
Advice: Price, who is coming off a 27-save, 6-4 win over the Capitals Thursday night, boasts a 5-2-2 record with a 2.43 GAA and a .910 save percentage in what is looking more and more like a comeback season.
Carey Price allowed four goals on 36 shots in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Advice: The Canadiens jumped out to an early 1-0 lead just 58 seconds into the game but gave up the game's next four goals. The stat line isn't pretty but Price had several remarkable saves in this one, he just couldn't come up with the stops on two powerful wristers by both Steven Stamkos and J.T. Miller to keep his team in the game. The loss will drop Price's record to 5-3-2 with a 2.59 goals-against-average and a .907 save percentage.
Carey Price stopped 32 of 36 shots in the Canadiens' 4-1 loss to the Lightning on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 5-3-2 on the season with a 2.59 GAA and .907 save percentage.