Carey Price Biography
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender)
Birthday: August 16, 1987 (Leo)
Born In: Vancouver, Canada
Carey Price is an accomplished Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who plays for the ‘Montreal Canadiens’ of the National Hockey League (NHL). He started his junior career in 2002 with ‘Tri-City Americans’ and was later drafted fifth overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the ‘Montreal Canadiens.’ He won the ‘Del Wilson Trophy’ and the ‘CHL Goaltender of the Year’ award, and then joined ‘Hamilton Bulldogs,’ the Canadiens' farm team, and won the ‘Jack A. Butterfield Trophy’ as ‘MVP of the tournament’ while leading the Bulldogs to win their only Calder Cup in 2007. He achieved several feats after becoming starting goaltender of the Canadiens during 2007–08 season which includes becoming the first goaltender in the history of NHL to win the Jennings, Ted Lindsay, Hart and Vezina trophies in the same season. His international achievements include winning a gold medal at the 2007 ‘World Junior Ice Hockey Championships’ and a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi where he was also voted by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) as the best goaltender.