NHL

Mess with Carey and you'll pay the Price

There's a new contender for heavyweight champion of the NHL and his name is Carey Price. After a collision between the Montreal goaltender and New Jersey's Kyle Palmieri, there's no question who leads the Habs in shots.

What happened to the mild-mannered Canadiens goalie fans know and love?

Canadiens goalie Carey Price punches New Jersey's Kyle Palmieri after a collision late in the first period Thursday in Montreal. (@HockeyCentral / Twitter)

There's a new contender for heavyweight champion of the NHL and his name is Carey Price. 

After a collision between the Montreal Canadiens goaltender and New Jersey's Kyle Palmieri late in the first period Thursday, there's no question who leads the Habs in shots:

Carey Price is fed up with crease crashers

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Price took out his frustrations on New Jersey's Kyle Palmieri in the first period of Thursday's game 0:42

Price, who recently came back from injury, has been a force to be reckoned with for the Canadiens. After seeing the goaltender "throw down" many fans were quick to defend his actions.




While others felt as though Price should have been ejected:




Maybe most of us should be afraid that the calm, cool and collected Price temporarily lost his mind. 



The biggest question of the night is will the NHL punish Price or will they let it slide?

Since it's Carey Price, we just don't know. 


In honour of this epic throw-down, here's Phildelphia Flyers' Ron Hextall making a name for himself. 


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