Carey Price: How a First Nations Kid Became a Superstar Goaltender by Catherine RondinaTwenty years ago, Carey Price was flying hundreds of miles across the country so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But hes never forgotten where he started.
The son of an NHL draftee and the chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation, Carey got his start on skates as a toddler. The natural athlete went on to become the top amateur player in Canada in 2002, getting drafted fifth overall by the Montreal Canadiens three years later. Now one of the most recognizable figures in hockey, Carey credits his success to his community of Anahim Lake, where hard work and commitment often face off against remoteness and cost. Throughout his incredible career, hes taken every opportunity possible to encourage all young people, especially those who share his Indigenous background, to follow their dreams.
Butterfield Trophy as the tournament MVP. Price made the Canadiens roster for the —08 season as the backup goaltender before ultimately becoming the starting goaltender later that season. In , he was the winner of the Ted Lindsay , Jennings , Vezina and Hart trophies, becoming the first goaltender in NHL history to win all four individual awards in the same season. Price is widely considered as one of the best goaltenders in the world. When Price was three, his family moved to the remote town of Anahim Lake in northern British Columbia where he was raised.
He is considered to be one of the best goaltenders in the world by many colleagues, fans, The Hockey News , and EA Sports ;     and one of the greatest goalies in the history of the Montreal Canadiens by several members of the news media. Butterfield Trophy as the tournament MVP. Price made the Canadiens roster for the —08 season as the backup goaltender before ultimately becoming the starting goaltender later that season.
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