Carey Price & his family’s last week living in Montreal before moving to Kelowna, BC… pic.twitter.com/fF0qRjWLeO
– /r/Habs (@HabsOnReddit) June 13, 2023
As you know, Carey Price’s family is heading back West. Carey, Angela and their three children are returning to their hometown knowing full well that Price’s knee no longer allows him to play.
But does this mean that Carey, who is on the organization’s payroll , is really done with the Habs? Is there a world in which Carey could come back and help the Habs?
We’re not talking about helping out as a player, obviously, but why not lend a hand in other ways?
After all, we know that if Price wanted to, he could be an excellent mentor for younger players. In a goalkeeping coach role, it could be pretty interesting, don’t you think?
But now, on The Athletic, in a paper signed officially by Arpon Basu and unofficially in collaboration with Marc-Antoine Godin, we learn that this won’t be the case.
A little Canadiens offseason primer with some information gathered at the combine and elsewhere. His name is sadly missing here, but @MAGodin was a huge part of the reporting process: https://t.co/vEDYbl7dPf
– Arpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 14, 2023
It’s no great surprise to me. After all, I’ve always had the feeling that, once retired, the keeper will want to go hunting and fishing as often as possible.
I’m not saying he’ll never be with the CH, but right now he’s fine and at peace, according to his wife. Might as well let him be good in the short term, right?
When time has passed, when he’s used to living in a body that’s not as fit as it used to be (especially his knee) and if he’s hungry for field hockey, we’ll see what needs to be done.
There’s no doubt that Jake Allen will remain involved in field hockey after his career. He has the interest and aptitude to work on a staff.
– Marc Antoine Godin (@MAGodin) June 2, 2023
These are technical discussions because of his contract… and I think that, in the short to medium term, this is the only link that will unite Price and the Flannel.
– Mid-season in MLS comes quickly.
– Aaron Ekblad won’t be starting next season on time, by the way.
“It wasn’t easy, but it was worth it and it was fun.” – Aaron Ekblad on playing through a broken foot during the playoffs pic.twitter.com/c5Yh6rrcOF
– David Dwork (@DavidDwork) June 15, 2023
– To watch.
Nadeau earns praise from Nieuwendyk ahead of 2023 NHL Drafthttps://t.co/XEJ5ke7Ill
– NHL.com (@NHLdotcom) June 15, 2023
– CH blue line promises. [BPM Sports]