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Canadiens put goalie Carey Price on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 26

Monday, 03.03.2014 / 9:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Canadiens put goalie Carey Price on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 26

Montreal goaltender Carey Price has been placed on the Canadiens' injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 26.

Price suffered a lower-body injury at the Sochi Olympics, where he had a 24-save shutout in Team Canada's 3-0 gold-medal victory over Sweden.

A spokesman for the Canadiens told The Canadian Press that the move does not reflect a change in the status of Price's injury, which is still day to day. The move was made to free up a roster spot.

Price can be returned to Montreal's roster as early as Tuesday and he could play against the Ducks in Anaheim on Wednesday if he's ready to return.

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