Future of Canadiens’ star Indigenous goaltender remains in limbo

Carey Price says health issues still plague him.

By Sam Laskaris Writer It remains to be seen whether Carey Price will ever play another game in the National Hockey League. Price, a member of Ulkatcho First Nation in British Columbia, is one of the best Indigenous players to make it to the NHL. The 35-year-old goaltender has spent his entire pro career with the Montreal Canadiens’ organization. But because of an ongoing knee issue, Price only suited up for five NHL contests last season. And he started off the 2022-23 campaign on Montreal’s long-term injured reserve list. Speculation has been rampant, dating back to last year, whether Price will ever don the pads again in an NHL game. Price addressed this question, and several others, during a press conference on Monday in Brossard, Que. Price’s comments, however, did…

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