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Carey Price

30-Year-Old Goalie – Montreal Canadiens

2016-17 NHL Stats

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37

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20

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3

GAA

2.23

SV%

.923

2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Price was a finalist for the 2017 Vezina Trophy despite experiencing an uncustomary swoon in midseason ratios, having posted a 2.93 GAA, .898 save percentage over a particularly rough 27-game stretch. The brawny backstop jumped to 62 games last year (up from 12 in an injury-...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 226   DOB: 8/16/1987   BORN: Anahim Lake, British Columbia   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #5 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed an eight-year extension with the Canadiens in July of 2017. The contract is expected to have an average value of $10.5 million per season.

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Carey Price NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2007-08 20 41 24 12 3 3 2.56 103 1282 1179 .920
2008-09 21 52 23 16 10 1 2.82 143 1513 1370 .905
2009-10 22 41 13 20 5 0 2.77 109 1244 1135 .912
2010-11 23 NHL MON 72 38 28 6 8 2.35 165 2147 1982 .923
2011-12 24 NHL MON 65 26 28 11 4 2.43 160 1914 1754 .916
2012-13 25 NHL MON 39 21 13 4 3 2.59 97 1018 921 .905
2013-14 26 NHL MON 59 34 20 5 6 2.32 134 1828 1694 .927
2014-15 27 NHL MON 66 44 16 6 9 1.96 130 1953 1823 .933
2015-16 28 NHL MON 12 10 2 0 2 2.06 24 365 341 .934
2016-17 29 NHL MON 62 37 20 5 3 2.23 138 1794 1656 .923
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

59:49

Average Time On Ice

On average, Carey Price was on the ice for 59:49.

Year Ice Time
2014-15 60:15
2015-16 58:12
2016-17 59:49

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Carey Price
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr 22 @NYR 0 1 0 2.07 2 22 20 .909
Apr 20 NYR 0 1 0 2.43 3 36 33 .917
Apr 18 @NYR 0 1 0 2.07 2 32 30 .938
Apr 16 @NYR 1 0 0 1.00 1 21 20 .952
Apr 14 NYR 1 0 0 2.34 3 38 35 .921
Apr 12 NYR 0 1 0 1.03 1 30 29 .967
Apr 8 @DET Did Not Play
Apr 7 TAM 0 1 0 4.21 4 22 18 .818
Apr 5 @BUF 0 1 0 2.07 2 30 28 .933
Apr 3 @FLA Did Not Play
Apr 1 @TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 22 21 .955
Mar 30 FLA 1 0 0 2.00 2 31 29 .935
Mar 28 DAL 1 0 0 1.00 1 28 27 .964
Mar 25 OTT 1 0 0 1.02 1 32 31 .969
Mar 23 CAR 0 1 0 3.05 3 22 19 .864
Mar 21 DET Did Not Play
Mar 19 OTT 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Mar 18 @OTT 1 0 0 2.77 3 31 28 .903
Mar 14 CHI 0 1 0 3.10 3 23 20 .870
Mar 12 @EDM 1 0 0 1.00 1 25 24 .960
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Mar 9 @CGY Did Not Play
Mar 7 @VAN 1 0 0 0.98 1 28 27 .964
Mar 4 @NYR 1 0 0 1.00 1 27 26 .963
Mar 2 NAS 1 0 0 1.02 1 25 24 .960
Feb 28 CLM 1 0 0 0.00 0 26 26 1.000
Feb 27 @NJD Did Not Play
Feb 25 @TOR 1 0 0 1.97 2 34 32 .941
Feb 23 NYI 0 1 0 2.03 2 23 21 .913
Feb 21 @NYR 1 0 0 1.85 2 30 28 .933
Feb 18 WPG 0 1 0 2.07 2 32 30 .938
Feb 12 @BOS 0 1 0 4.00 4 36 32 .889
Feb 11 STL Did Not Play
Feb 9 @ARI 1 0 0 3.87 4 25 21 .840
Feb 7 @COL 0 1 0 4.07 4 26 22 .846
Feb 5 EDM Did Not Play
Feb 4 WAS 0 1 0 3.10 3 30 27 .900
Feb 2 @PHI 0 1 0 2.07 2 23 21 .913
Jan 31 BUF 1 0 0 2.00 2 39 37 .949
Jan 26 @NYI 0 1 0 3.16 3 42 39 .929
Jan 24 CGY 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Jan 21 BUF 0 0 1 2.95 3 38 35 .921
Jan 20 @NJD Did Not Play
Jan 18 PIT 0 1 0 4.00 4 26 22 .846
Jan 16 @DET 0 1 0 1.02 1 20 19 .950
Jan 14 NYR 1 0 0 4.00 4 33 29 .879
Jan 12 @MIN 0 1 0 7.00 7 24 17 .708
Jan 11 @WPG Did Not Play
Jan 9 WAS 0 1 0 4.07 4 39 35 .897
Jan 7 @TOR 1 0 0 3.00 3 36 33 .917
Jan 4 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 3 @NAS 1 0 0 0.94 1 23 22 .957
Dec 31 @PIT 0 0 1 3.93 4 41 37 .902
Dec 29 @FLA Did Not Play
Dec 28 @TAM 0 0 1 3.93 4 30 26 .867
Dec 23 @CLM Did Not Play
Dec 22 MIN 0 1 0 3.10 3 26 23 .885
Dec 20 ANA 1 0 0 1.00 1 13 12 .923
Dec 17 @WAS 1 0 0 1.00 1 21 20 .952
Dec 16 SAN 0 1 0 9.23 4 18 14 .778
Dec 12 BOS 0 0 1 1.90 2 29 27 .931
Dec 10 COL 1 0 0 1.00 1 16 15 .938
Dec 8 NJD 1 0 0 2.00 2 21 19 .905
Dec 6 @STL Did Not Play
Dec 4 @LOS 1 0 0 3.69 4 31 27 .871
Dec 2 @SAN 0 1 0 2.07 2 30 28 .933
Nov 29 @ANA 0 1 0 2.11 2 38 36 .947
Nov 26 @DET 1 0 0 0.95 1 33 32 .970
Nov 24 CAR 1 0 0 1.02 1 32 31 .969
Nov 22 OTT 0 1 0 4.14 4 23 19 .826
Nov 19 TOR 1 0 0 1.02 1 32 31 .969
Nov 18 @CAR Did Not Play
Nov 15 FLA 0 0 1 3.87 4 24 20 .833
Nov 13 @CHI Did Not Play
Nov 12 DET 1 0 0 0.00 0 25 25 1.000
Nov 10 LOS 1 0 0 1.00 1 24 23 .958
Nov 8 BOS 1 0 0 2.00 2 43 41 .953
Nov 5 PHI 1 0 0 4.00 4 38 34 .895
Nov 4 @CLM Did Not Play
Nov 2 VAN 1 0 0 0.00 0 42 42 1.000
Oct 29 TOR 1 0 0 1.00 1 38 37 .974
Oct 27 TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Oct 26 @NYI Did Not Play
Oct 24 PHI 1 0 0 1.02 1 32 31 .969
Oct 22 @BOS 1 0 0 2.00 2 21 19 .905
Oct 20 ARI 1 0 0 2.03 2 29 27 .931
Oct 18 PIT Did Not Play
Oct 15 @OTT Did Not Play
Oct 13 @BUF Did Not Play

Carey Price: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Price stopped 20 of 22 shots in Saturday's Game 6 loss to the Rangers.

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Price will start between the pipes in Saturday's Game 6 against the Rangers, TSN Montreal's John Lu reports.

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Price made 33 saves on 36 shots in Thursday's Game 5 overtime loss against the Rangers.

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Price will be in the blue paint for Thursday's Game 5 against the Rangers, John Lu of TSN reports.

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Price suffered a tight 2-1 loss to the Rangers in Tuesday's Game 4, giving up two goals on 32 shots.

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Price will tend the twine for Tuesday's Game 4 in New York, John Lu of TSN reports.

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Price stopped 20 of 21 shots in Sunday's Game 3 victory over the Rangers.

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Price will tend the twine for Sunday's Game 3 against the Rangers, John Lu of TSN reports.

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Price saved 35 of 38 shots during Friday's Game 2 win over the Rangers.

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Price is expected to start in goal Friday for Game 2 against the Rangers, the Montreal Gazette reports.

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Price saved 29 of 30 shots during Wednesday's Game 1 loss to the Rangers.

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Price will tend the twine for Wednesday's Game 1 clash with the Rangers, Sean Farrell of NHL.com reports.

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2016-17

Price was limited to just 12 games in 2015-16, but what a dozen games they were. The reigning Hart and Vezina Trophy holder was 10-2-0 with a 2.06 GAA and .934 save percentage. The Canadiens were the toast of hockey at the time Price went down Nov. 25 with a knee injury that eventually cost him the entire season. The Habs were not forthcoming about the injury until revealing in April that he suffered a strained medial collateral ligament in the right knee. The goaltending position being what it is – goalies bend and flex and contort their bodies in all sorts of ways – the knee didn’t respond to the point where the team felt Price could perform. However, his extended recovery period has Price 100 percent healthy and planning to participate in the World Cup of Hockey in September. The 400-pound gorilla in the room is why the Habs would let Price play in a heated competition like the World Cup instead of having him slowly acclimate in the low-pressure environment of preseason play. When healthy, Price is one of the most valuable players in the league, an elite goalie capable of stealing wins for a Habs team that doesn’t score much.

2015-16

Price took his game to an entirely new level last year, setting career bests in wins (44), save percentage (.933), GAA (1.96), and shutouts (nine), and he took home a wealth of hardware as a reward, identifying him as not just the league's best goaltender, but also both its most valuable and most outstanding player. Now he'll try to deliver an encore. Although it's quite the challenge to replicate that performance, the Canadiens will return most of last year's team, including several young players who are only getting better. With all those trophies on his mantle, Price will be the top goalie off the board in this year's drafts, but it's reasonable to expect a bit of regression from last year's otherworldly numbers. That is to say, the gap between Price and the other guys in the top echelon of goalies is probably not as wide as it looked last season.

2014-15

Price rebounded from a subpar lockout season to post a .927 save percentage over 59 games in 2013-14. It certainly wasn't easy for Price, as the Canadiens defense allowed a ton of shots. And it would have been more had the defense not led the NHL in blocked shots. A deep run in the playoffs coupled with a stint on Canada's gold-medal winning team in the Sochi Olympics made for a long season for Price. The goalie’s biggest concern heading into 2014-15 is the state of his knee. He was injured and knocked out of the playoffs in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals. The knee did not require surgery, and he’s started working out in preparation for September’s camp. Changes on the blue line -- Montreal let Josh Gorges go and will be assimilating at least one youngster -- shouldn't impact Price, who finished fourth in the Vezina race last year.

2013-14

Price appeared to be having a typical season, which is to say brilliant, until a bad stretch that lingered from March to April before he hurt his knee in the first-round playoff loss to Ottawa. The Price Wasn't Right when he allowed 66 goals with an .891 save percentage in 23 games over the final two months of the season. The fact that the Canadiens survived, and prospered, despite Price's underwhelming finish says much about the team around him. Two years ago, Price had to be magnificent every night. Now, while the Canadiens aren't an elite offensive team, there's a more potent lineup around and it's not all on him every night. He'll return as Montreal's No. 1 goalie.

2012-13

After sorting out the organization's leadership, the Canadiens were quick to extend Price a six-year contract. Along with P.K. Subban and Max Paciioretty, Price is part of the young core around which the franchise is building. The British Columbia native posted good numbers in 65 games last season with a 26-28-11 record and decent peripheral stats; given Montreal's anemic offense, Price really needed to be dominant every night, as his 11 losses in overtime or a shootout indicate. His record and stats are not necessarily an indictment of Price's ability, but more a barometer of the talent in front of him. This same formula could repeat itself this coming season, as the Canadiens' offense isn't going to steal many games, so Price will need to be good each and every start.

2011-12

We certainly have no quarrel with Tim Thomas winning the Vezina Trophy over other deserving finalists Pekka Rinne and Roberto Luongo – all had great seasons. But to leave Price out of that mix is a shame. He certainly was the Canadiens' most valuable player and was stellar in Montreal’s playoff series against Boston. It behooves Montreal coach Jacques Martin to give Price a bit more rest, so don’t look for him to start 70 games this coming season. And if Montreal’s offense improves – a return to form by several key players, a full season of Max Pacioretty and the free-agent signing of Erik Cole should help that cause – Price’s win total should remain as high in fewer games.

2010-11

Price was very inconsistent in 2009-10 and played in only 41 games. He finished the year 15-20-5 with a 2.77 GAA and .912 save percentage. Price is currently a restricted free agent and talks with the Habs are going very slowly. In the process, the Habs added Alex Auld and are rumored to be interested in recently released ex-Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi. The recent signing and the rumors to Niemi could be a smoke-screen in the Price negotiations, but if the roster stays as is, Price should get the bulk of the chances behind goal for the Habs in 2010-11.

2009-10

Even though Price was inconsistent last season, we still think the youngster will be the man between the pipes for Montreal in 2009-10. Especially given the fact that Montreal went with him down the stretch and in the playoffs last season when backup Jaroslav Halak started to hit his stride. 2008-09 was a far cry from his rookie season, but he still put up some respectable numbers with a GAA of 2.83 and a 23-16-10 record in 52 games played. He showed just how brilliant he can be during a twelve-game stretch from November 20 to January 20 going 8-0-4. It should be interesting to see if Price can return to his rookie season form and prove that last season was just a sophomore slump.

2008-09

The Habs' franchise goalie just turned 21 last month. Keep that in mind when analyzing Price's playoff demise at the hands of Philadelphia. This kid is just getting started. Coming off a 24-12-3 season with a solid 2.56 GAA and very impressive .920 SV%, Price is poised for his first full year as the No. 1. Defensively, the Habs have a solid group of veterans in Markov, Hamrlik, Mike Komisarek and Francois Bouillon. The continued development of youngsters Josh Gorges and Ryan O'Byrne is also expected. Up front the team is loaded with scoring talent. Price should make for an excellent No. 2 roto goalie this year.

2007-08

Price had another fantastic season with Tri-City of the WHL and he also led Team Canada to a third straight gold medal at the World Junior Championship. An argument can be made that Price is the top goalie prospect in the entire NHL and the Canadiens would be better off if they got him to the NHL quickly. However, a full season in Hamilton of the AHL may be more prudent for his development. Management is undecided entering training camp but he will likely have to outplay Halak to win the backup job behind Huet.

2004-05

Price is a big (6'2"), technically sound netminder who moves well, is agile and plays well under pressure. His stand-up style bucks the current trend toward butterfly goalies. He has the potential to become a strong number one netminder in the NHL.