Top 10 Fantasy Pool Goaltenders

Here are my top 10 NHL goaltenders for your 2014-2015 hockey pools: Rank Player Team Pos 1 Tuukka Rask BOS G 2 Marc-Andre Fleury PIT G 3 Antti Niemi SJS G 4 Corey Crawford CHI G 5 Semyon Varlamov COL G 6 Ben Bishop TBL G 7 Carey Price MTL G 8 Jonathan Quick LAK G 9 Henrik Lundqvist
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Previewing The Montreal Canadiens

from Arpon Basu of, Entering this season, as much as Bergevin and Therrien might try, it will be difficult to temper expectations in Montreal. The Canadiens are built around a young star at each of the three positions in goaltender Carey Price, 27, left wing Max Pacioretty, 25, and defenseman P.K. Subban, who is also 25 and signed the richest contract in franchise...
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50 days and counting…

A quick note as summer wanes and the leaves begin, ever so slowly, to turn: 50 days. 50 days from tonight, Montreal faces off with Toronto to start their 2014-15 season. After signing his new contract, PK Subban will be cemented on the blue line. New Hab PA Parenteau will make his debut up front, looking to build on the success he's had over the past few years in New York and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban agrees to terms on eight-year contract with Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens announced Saturday  that the team has agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension with defenseman P.K. Subban. Subban is signed through the 2021-22 season. According to TSN, Subban’s deal is worth $72 million for an average annual value of $9 million. “We are very pleased to have reached a long term agreement with P.K. Subban. This agreement...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens News: Carey Price Is Still Hurting

The Montreal Canadiens goaltender, Carey Price plans to start skating in mid-August for the first time since suffering a knee injury in May.#488006301 / gettyimages.comNew York Rangers forward Chris Kreider collided with Price in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals, although Price tried to continue playing, he was replaced by backup goalie Peter Budaj.A few days...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Price (knee) won’t start skating ’til mid-August

The good news for Carey Price is that he hasn’t — and won’t — require surgery on his hyperextended knee. The bad news, however, is that he’s going to be off ice for a while longer. “I was lucky and unlucky at the same time,” Price said of his season-ending injury, per the Tri-City Herald. “If my leg was two inches shorter at the post I wouldn’t have been hurt...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens give Andrei Markov three-year extension

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Monday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with defenseman Andrei Markov. “We are very happy to have secured a long term agreement with Andrei. He is an important part of our group of core players. He is healthy, shows a very good work ethic and has great leadership skills. He plays big...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Carey Price could have played in final round

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price announced that he was nearing return after suffering a lower-body injury, presumed knee injury as he was spotted wearing a knee brace. He could have returned in the finals if the team would have advanced. Price was injured during game one against the Rangers after Chris Kreider crashed into him on a breakaway. Price tried to remain in...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Price Admits Kreider Didn’t Purposely Injury Him

#canadiens Carey Price said he doesn't think Chris Kreider fell on him voluntary. — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) May 31, 2014 However, Price did add that Kreider wasn’t completely innocent… “I don’t think he did it intentionally, but he didn’t try to miss me either.” …huh? So basically Price is giving us the “accidentally on purpose” routine. How can he...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Price optimistic despite injury and playoff loss

Just as he had a year earlier, Carey Price met with the media Saturday to discuss how the Stanley Cup Playoffs came to an end for his Montreal Canadiens with him on the sidelines. The situation was similar, but the circumstances were wildly different. Price missed the Canadiens' fifth and final game of their first-round loss to the Ottawa Senators a year ago with a knee injury...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs’ Price said he could’ve played in Stanley Cup Final

It’s locker clean out day in Montreal and with it comes talk from injured Canadiens goalie Carey Price. Price was knocked out of the Eastern Conference Final in Game 1 after a collision with New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider. The lower-body injury he suffered kept him out of the remainder of the series and forced Dustin Tokarski into the limelight. As for the injury itself...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Smith wants more severe goaltender interference penalties

Mike Smith would like to see the NHL adopt more severe punishments for goaltender interference penalties. Smith’s comments, as seen on, come after Montreal’s Carey Price was ran over by New York’s Chris Kreider. Price was ruled out for the series and the discussion over protecting NHL goaltenders hit a new high. Smith dealt with injuries during the 2013-14 seasons...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Smith wants more severe goaltender interference penalties

Mike Smith would like to see the NHL adopt more severe punishments for goaltender interference penalties. Smith’s comments, as seen on, come after Montreal’s Carey Price was ran over by New York’s Chris Kreider. Price was ruled out for the series and the discussion over protecting NHL goaltenders hit a new high. Smith dealt with injuries during the 2013-14 seasons...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens: Carey Price back in full pads

Carey Price, in full gear, an hour before the team is scheduled to be on the ice.— SeanFitz_Gerald (@SeanFitz_Gerald) May 27, 2014Ruh-roh! The New York Rangers might want to put the Montreal Canadiens away in game six or they could end up facing Carey Price in game seven. Price was at practice, wearing full gear, and did face some shots. Price also did...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) History Will Be Made: Chris Kreider / Carey Price.

I think a fitting end to this series would be for New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider to score the game-winning goal. If the #habs are going to blame Chris Kreider, they should be pointing the finger at Brandon Prust, too:— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) May 23, 2014Related articlesChris Kreider collision with Carey Price upsets Brandon Prust: 'Accidentally...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens stay alive with wild Game 5 win

The Montreal Canadiens chased New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and won a wild Game 5 to stay alive in the Eastern Conference Final. Rene Bourque’s hat trick helped lead the Canadiens to a 7-4 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night. The Rangers lead the best-of-7-series 3-2 with Game 6 Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. “[The Canadiens] probably got a little bit...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Price skates in full gear, still remains “out” for the series, no word if he smells fishy

Carey Price in full gear, working before Habs morning skate. — Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) May 27, 2014 Even though Canadiens head coach Michal Therrien has repeatedly said that Carey Price is out for the remainder of the series, it sure looks like he’s getting close to returning. I wonder if Brendan Gallagher thinks there is something “fishy” going on?
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Goalie Carey Price Skates Before Monday’s Practice

BROSSARD, Quebec — Injured Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price took a light skate before the team’s optional practice Monday. He has been out with a suspected right knee injury since the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Price skated for about 20 minutes, without his goaltending equipment, well before the team’s optional practice. He is out for...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Brandon Prust suspended two games

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been suspended two games for interference with New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan. During Game 3 of the teams’ Eastern Conference Final series in New York on Thursday, Prust hit Stepan in the first period.  Stepan left the game and had X-rays taken. Stepan returned to the ice and played 24 shifts totaling 17:46. But on Friday...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers-Habs war of attrition continues

When the New York Rangers spanked the Montreal Canadiens 7-2 in the first game of the Eastern Conference Final, the Habs lost more than their dignity — goaltender Carey Price was run into by Rangers forward Chris Krieder, and was… Read more → The post Rangers-Habs war of attrition continues appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Making Kreider the Villain Has Backfired on Canadiens

Listen, I get that the Canadiens organization and fan base are beyond upset with the Carey Price injury. And in today’s society, when something goes wrong we’re always looking for someone to blame. Very rarely is an incident such as the one we witnessed in Game 1 categorized as an accident, which is why Chris Kreider has felt the wrath of the entire province of Quebec. It’s...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Final Game 2 - Rangers beat Carey Price-less Habs to take 2-0 series lead

Montreal's playoff run is officially on life support.The Canadiens dropped Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final at the Bell Centre Monday night, losing by a final of 3-1 and leaving them with the grim realization that their season may be over before too long.King in the North: Hank Lundqvist has the Rangers two games away from a Stanley Cup Final (via Carey Price...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carey Price Out For The Rest of Eastern Conference Final

The Habs could use a break. Not only were the Montreal Canadiens blown out at home in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Rangers, today head coach Michel Therrien announced that starting goaltender Carey Price would miss the rest of the series after suffering a knee injury in game one. The injury came early in the second period when Rangers forward...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Sudden turn of events leaves Habs on thin ice

The NHL playoffs are like a schizophrenic lover. One day, you're welcomed home with wine and home-cooked meals, the next, the door locks have been changed. Montreal was on a 21-year high after upsetting the Presidents'-Trophy winning Boston Bruins in the second round. Five days later, they are staring at the very real possibility of a quick exit from the Eastern Conference...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Post- Game 2, Eastern Conference Final

The puck drops just after 8:00pm ET in Montreal and the game can be seen on NBCSN, CBC and RDS. With Carey Price (Dustin Tokarski will be the starter tonight) out for the series, winning 4 out of 6 becomes more difficult for the Canadiens. They need to win this game to swing the momentum in their favor, they certainly do not want to go into New York for game 3 down 0-2. It...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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