Carey Price (G)
||Williams Lake, BC
DRAFTED: Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round, 5th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. 2006-2007 HIGHLIGHTS: Won a gold medal as Canada’s starting goaltender at the 2007 World Junior Hockey Championships in Sweden ... He was also named to the tournament All-Star team and was chosen as tournament MVP with a 6-0 record, two shutouts, a 1.14 goals against average and a .961 save percentage in six games ... Named the 2007 Goaltender of the Year in the Canadian Hockey League ... Selected to the WHL’s First All-Star Team ... Earned his first-career AHL win in his professional debut on Apr. 13, stopping 27 of 28 shots against Grand Rapids (3-1 W) ... In his first-career professional start in the playoffs, he turned aside all of the 34 shots he faced to earn his first professional shutout in Game 1 of the North Division Semi-Final on Apr. 19 at Rochester (2-0 W) ... Posted a 46-save shutout in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Final on June 1 at Hershey (4-0 W) ... Turned aside 38 of 40 shots and became the Bulldogs all-time single post-season leader in wins in Game 3 of the Calder Cup Final on June 4 vs. Hershey (5-2 W) ... Was awarded the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as Playoff MVP for the 2007 Calder Cup playoffs after leading the league in wins (15) and shutouts (2), and posting a 2.06 goals against average and a .936 save percentage. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Holds the Tri-City Americans’ franchise records for career wins (83), shutouts (16), goals-against average (2.52) and save percentage (.914) and is second in all-time minutes played (10,889) ... Also holds Tri-City Americans’ single-season franchise records for shutouts (8 – 2004-05) and goals-against average (2.34 – 2004-05).