Hearing the RDS announcersùand the entire NHLùgoing gaga over Odrej Pavelec during the MontrealÆs match up against Atlanta; I could not help but remember the fuss about Carey Price during his rookie year. Was it his impressive 6 ft 3? Was it his unshakable cool? Was it his laid back, yet funny, yet mysterious personality? It had got to be something. Because boy, were we sold early on that kid. Come to think of it, maybe too early. Yes, we were gaga over him. Of course his Del Wilson Trophy as the WHL goalie of the year, his World Junior Championship Tournament MVP, and his Calder Cup championship with the Hamilton Bulldogs all in 2007 did help. We have to give credit to this shy BC native who coincidently also became the first goaltender to bring the Calder Cup back to the farm team sin ...
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