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Montreal Canadiens sign star goaltender Carey Price to six-year deal

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price tracks the puck during first period NHL hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The Canadiens have locked up goaltender Carey Price for the next six years.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
July 02, 2012 - 5:58 PM

BROSSARD, Que. - The Montreal Canadiens have locked up goaltender Carey Price for the next six years.

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced the signing at a press conference Monday.

Price played 65 games for the Canadiens last season. The two-time all-star posted a 26-28-11 record with a 2.43 goals-against average, a .916 save percentage and four shutouts.

In five seasons with the Canadiens, the native of Anahim Lake, B.C., has a 124-104-35 record with 16 shutouts, a 2.56 GAA and a .916 save percentage.

Price was drafted by Montreal in the first round, fifth overall, of the 2005 NHL draft.

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