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Why Was Carey Price Pulled?

Here is Montreal head coach Michel Therrien post-game on why he pulled Carey Price after the 2nd period...

via a transcript the NHL supplies...

Q.   If  you can, just what did you think of the play where Kreider slid into Carey, and was him not playing later in the game at all injury related?

COACH  THERRIEN:  I think it was accidental, honestly.  The fact that he didn't play in the third period, that was more to protect him than anything, because we were not sharp in front of him.

Here is the play of Kreider sliding into Price...


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stonehands-78's avatar

I don’t think Kreider ran Price.

But I do think Price tweeked his right knee.

(caught the skate on the post while Kreider’s momentum pushed Price’s right leg pad back, twisting the knee)

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 05/17/14 at 05:30 PM ET

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