Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/21/11 at 01:43 PM ET
On the strength of two shutouts, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was named the NHL’s First Star for this week.
Price stopped 25 shots in a 4-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday, then stopped 17 shots in a 4-0 win against the New York Rangers on Saturday, Price made 30 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
After a slow start to the season, Price is the owner of a 2.16 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.
San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Philadelphia Flyers rookie forward Matt Read earned Second Star and Third Star honors, respectively.
Be the first to comment.
Add a Comment
Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.
Most Recent Blog Posts
About Kukla's Korner Hockey
Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.
Email Paul anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org