Carey Price received a rousing standing applause in the presence of Montreal Canadiens fans during player introductions prior to opening their season at home against Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night.
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PRICE HAS SHOWN HIS TRUE WORTH BEING THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISE’S PLAYER:
Price, the franchise’s most successful player with wins currently on the injured reserve. Obviously, for the foreseeable future due to an injury to his knee. Many are wondering if they’ll ever have the chance to see No. 31 in the same spot.
Price spoke to The Athletic about his desire to return to the ice, but now realises there are some risks with the notion.
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“I go to the training camp just at the beginning of training camp. They are getting prepared as & while i look around at all the kids. It’s as if a piece of me is … There’s a part of me that would like to win, know? There’s a small amount of unfinished business here,” he told The Athletic.
A MUCH NEEDED SURGERY FOR THE KNEES:
“But I’m also thinking about the question of what damage could I cause on my knees. If, somehow, didn’t undergo the surgery. Furthermore, tried for a second time to get back into the game? I could do very serious injury on my knees. Something, is what i have been told while being a key aspect. Obviously, if I choose to try this. It’s not like I’m planning to get a knee replacement in the next five years.”
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It is believed that the Anahim Lake, B.C. is a native of the province who has played in 712 of his career games. Furthermore, scoring the 2.51 goal-against-average and an .917 percent save. Price was awarded the Vezina Award in 2015. Obviously, as the best goalie in the league and is left with four years in his contract. A contract that is worth $10.5 million per year. In the face of team that is a rival. The Maple Leafs, Price has an average of 27-17-5.