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Carey Price earns Molson Cup honour in November

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Netminder Carey Price is the Molson Cup recipient for the month of November. Price, who was the overall Molson Cup award winner in 2008-09, is the recipient of the award for the second consecutive month of the 2010-11 season.

Price received 9,827 fan votes in the Molson Cup standings in November. He was selected four times as the first star of the game (Nov. 9 against Vancouver, Nov. 11 at Boston, Nov. 16 against Philadelphia and Nov. 20 against Toronto), on four occasions as the second star (Nov. 5 at Buffalo, Nov. 6 against Ottawa, Nov. 13 against Carolina and Nov. 27 against Buffalo), and twice as the third star (Nov. 2 at Columbus and Nov. 22 at Philadelphia). Price finished ahead of teammates Brian Gionta (4,120 votes) and Tomas Plekanec (3,995 votes).

The 23-year old goaltender had an 8-4-0 record in 12 games in November, with a 1.59 goals against average. He stopped 373 of the 392 shots he faced for a .952 save percentage. The netminder also recorded three shutouts; on November 9 against Vancouver, November 16 against Philadelphia and November 20 against Toronto. Price was named the NHL First Star for the week ending on November 14 with a 3-0-0 record, a 1.00 goals against average and a .970 save percentage.

Carey Price will be presented with the Molson Cup during a ceremony prior to the December 1 game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Bell Centre.

Fans can vote for the Molson Export three stars of the game for every game this season, by logging on to or by smartphone at

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