NEW YORK — Canadiens goaltenderCarey Price, Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby and washington Capitals leftwing Alexander Semin have been named the NHL ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Nov. 14.
FIRST STAR –CAREY PRICE, G, MONTREAL CANADIENS CAREY PRICE
Price posted a 3-0-0 record, 1.00 goals-against average, .970 save percentage and one shutout as the Canadiens (11-5-1) extended their lead in the Northeast Division to four points. Price recorded 34 saves for his second shutout of the season in a 2-0 victory over the visiting Vancouver Canucks on Nov. 9, outdueling Canucks goaltender and Montreal native Roberto Luongo. He posted a second consecutive 34-save performance in a 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins Nov. 11 and finished the week by making 28 saves in a 7-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes Nov. 13, Montreal’s first regulation win over Carolina at Bell Centre since Dec. 6, 2003. Price improved to 10-5-1 with a 2.18 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and two shutouts in 16 appearances this season.