Skip to content

Video: Price makes saves even while he’s on the bench

Feb 19, 2013, 8:57 AM EDT

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is having an amazing season. It’s been so good that he’s even making glove saves on his nights off.

Backup netminder Peter Budaj got the nod against the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday and turned aside all 19 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory.

As you can see below, Price didn’t have a completely uneventful night either:

As mentioned in the video, he probably saved RDS commentator and retired NHL goaltender Marc Denis in the process.

It’s a fair bet that MSG Network’s John Gianone wishes Price was around during the Rangers-Islanders game a couple weeks ago:

Latest Posts
  1. Tavares: I’ve ‘never seen anyone’ change gears like McDavid

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Connor McDavid Getty Images

    The top 2015 draft prospect has impressed the Islanders’ superstar.

  2. Penguins send ’12 first-rounder Pouliot to minors

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    Derrick Pouliot Getty Images

    He had been recovering from shoulder surgery.

  3. Ducks’ Heatley, Allen take step towards return

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

    Dany Heatley Getty Images

    Both players have missed the start of the season.

  4. NHL on NBCSN: Flyers aim to solve Hawks’ Crawford

    Oct 21, 2014, 8:33 AM EDT

    Corey Crawford AP

    Of course Philadelphia needs to take care of business in its own end too.

  5. Video: Oilers win…? Oilers win!

    Oct 21, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    HKN Lightning Oilers 20141020 AP

    It finally happened and it happened with a late goal.

  6. Video: Callahan (lower-body injury) leaves game against Oilers (Updated)

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:57 PM EDT

    Ryan Callahan Getty Images

    Caught Taylor Hall with a heavy hit earlier in the game.

  7. Don Cherry: ‘Something’s gotta go’ in Edmonton

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:07 PM EDT

    Don Cherry Getty Images

    Talking about the Oilers perhaps trading one of their young players.

  8. Video: Callahan crunches Hall

    Oct 20, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT

    Ryan Callahan Getty Images

    Heavy hit along the boards.

  9. Canucks coach Desjardins on return to Dallas: ‘It means I want to win more’

    Oct 20, 2014, 10:04 PM EDT

    WillieDesjardins AP

    That’s about as much trash talk as you’re going to get from Willie D.

  10. Report: Drouin to make NHL debut against Oilers after all (Updated: It’s official)

    Oct 20, 2014, 9:21 PM EDT

    Jonathan Drouin AP

    Alex Killorn is – again, this is based on same report – out of the lineup.

  11. Leafs’ Biggs, mired in ECHL, ‘really felt the onus’ of being 1st-rounder

    Oct 20, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT

    Tyler Biggs Getty Images

    “He’s got to go and maybe play out of the spotlight that we have here in Toronto.”

  12. Coyotes concerned about Smith’s struggling psyche

    Oct 20, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT

    mikesmithgetty Getty Images

    “I’ve played three games and it hasn’t gone even close to the way it needs to be.”

  13. Maybe tomorrow? Drouin won’t play tonight versus Oilers

    Oct 20, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Lightning Camp Hockey AP

    Coach Cooper cites the long trip to Edmonton from Syracuse as reason to keep the rookie out against the Oilers.

Featured video

Why are we talking about fighting... again?

Sign up for Fantasy hockey

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Datsyuk (3439)
  2. J. Drouin (2793)
  3. J. Spezza (2638)
  4. M. Gaborik (2613)
  5. E. Kane (2539)