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Carey Price is living up to his name. The Canadiens goalie has signed a six-year extension to remain with Montreal for another six years, and he won't come cheap. The deal, reportedly worth $39 million, will keep the 24-year-old under contract with Montreal until 2017-18. Price sported a 2.43 goals against average and a .916 save percentage for the Canadiens last year, and his cap hit is reported to be an even $6.5 million per year throughout the life of the deal.

Canadiens sign Price to six-year deal

Canadiens goaltended Carey Price has signed a six-year contract worth $39 million with Montreal. The 24-year-old Price is a two-time All-Star who has been in the NHL for five seasons. Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin announced the signing Monday. Price played 65 games last season for the Canadiens, who missed the playoffs last season. He posted a 26-28-11 record with a 2...

Price contract trumps Canadiens' other deals

The Montreal Canadiens were active as free agency opened, but the team's biggest splash came with the announcement that goaltender Carey Price has agreed to a six-year contract worth $39 million. The deal calls for an annual salary of $6.5 million, which gives Price the third highest cap hit among NHL goalies behind Nashville's Pekka Rinne ($7 million) and Henrik Lundqvist...

Canadiens re-sign Price to 6-year deal

The Montreal Canadiens re-signed restricted free agent goalie Carey Price to a new six-year contract, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not released, but the Montreal Gazette had reported earlier Price was expected to sign a deal with an annual cap hit of between $6 million and $6.5 million. Price had a 26-28-11 record with a 2.43 goals-against average for the...

Price Signs Six-Year Extension With Montreal

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Monday the signing of goaltender Carey Price to a six-year contract (2012-13 to 2017-18). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Price, 24, completed his fifth season with the Canadiens in the NHL in 2011-12. In 65 games, the 6’03’’, 221 lbs goaltender maintained a record...

Carey Price, Martin Brodeur Carry Big Risks with New Deals, But Canadiens and Devils Had Little Choice

Carey Price wasn't going to leave Montreal once the Canadiens filed for arbitration last month. Despite expressing a desire to test the free agent waters, it was hard to imagine Martin Brodeur playing anywhere else but New Jersey. On Monday, both goalies agreed to terms to stay with the only NHL clubs they've ever played for. But keeping these keepers was costly, and comes...

Quick Habs notes

Montreal media have been assembled all afternoon waiting for a twice-postponed press conference with GM Marc Bergevin to begin. In the meantime, a few quick notes: Jaromir Jagr is NOT coming to Montreal - apparently. Rick Moffatt of CJAD, a well known Montreal media member, tweeted that he spoke directly with Jagr’s agent, who said Bergevin had informed Jagr that the Canadiens...

Brandon Prust Signs With Montreal

Well with the signing of Aaron Asham it made Prust expendable and he has found a new home with the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal signs him for 4 years/$10 million, which is ridiculous. Now to all the Rangers fans complaining that the Rangers signed Asham and they are letting Prust go, you need to shutup. Had the Rangers made this [...]

Prust To Montreal

via Spector’s Hockey, Various sources report the Montreal Canadiens have signed former Rangers forward Brandon Prust to a four-year, $10 million contract, or $2.5 million per season.
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