Price Comparisons to Halak Must End

It’s inevitably going to happen whenever Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price faces off against ex-teammate Jaroslav Halak. People are going to compare the two. They shouldn’t though. Price vs. Halak It’s human nature to want to see how two players stack up against another, especially when those two players used to be teammates at the […]

Price Is Still MVP of the Canadiens

It was early on in the telecast when the announce team pointed out the discrepancy in Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price’s stats between November and December. It was jaw-dropping. Price vs. Price Conveniently enough, the Canadiens were facing the lackluster Ottawa Senators for the third time in two weeks this past Saturday. In part on […]

Canadiens Are Paying the Price for Carey Price

The Montreal Canadiens entered the 2018-19 season thinking their biggest problem would be finding players to fill the net. It turns out their top concern is actually stopping the puck from going in their own. The Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price is having another year to forget. (Photo: Andy Martin Jr) Despite trading away their two […]

Niemi Signing Gives Canadiens Options in Net

The Montreal Canadiens absolutely don’t need Antti Niemi. Nevertheless, it’s hard to fault general manager Marc Bergevin for re-signing the goalie, as he just did to a 1-year, $950,000 deal. Think of Niemi as that extra insurance policy you have, because, “Hey, why not?” There really isn’t a reason. Price vs. Niemi To be clear, […]

Top 3 All-Time Canadiens Goalies

While the adage goes that defense wins championships, 16 goalies have won the Conn Smythe Trophy in NHL history compared to just 10 defensemen. Considering the Montreal Canadiens have won a league-high 24 Stanley Cups, that’s a lot of good goalies from which to choose when selecting the best in team history. Granted, championships alone […]

Canadiens Backup Goalies Shine in Price’s Absence

It’s often said that a team is only as good as their backup. This season, splitting duties as the No.2 goaltender behind Carey Price, Antti Niemi and Charlie Lindgren have proven to be reliable auxiliaries in the Montreal Canadiens net. Injuries and inconsistency have derailed Price this season. His .904 save percentage and 2.98 goals […]