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Surprise announcement from the Montreal Canadiens about Carey Price

Published May 15, 2024 at 11:45

The Canadiens just made an interesting announcement involving goaltender Carey Price.

He is moving on to a new stage in his life, as he will receive an honorary degree from the University of Northern British Columbia. Wow!

An honorary degree and doctorate for Carey Price

What a wonderful surprise!

«Carey Price will receive an honorary doctorate

PRINCE GEORGE – Carey Price, a world-renowned goaltender, role model for Indigenous youth, and philanthropist, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Northern British Columbia during the 2024 Convocation ceremony at the Prince George campus on May 31.

Price has an impressive list of achievements both on and off the ice. From a childhood spent in his home community of Anahim Lake through to his career as an award-winning goaltender for the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens and beyond, Price has inspired countless Canadians, fostered empowering community connections and become known for his tireless charitable efforts throughout northern B.C. and across the country.

- Montreal Canadiens

«In sharing my journey and experiences with young people in Anahim Lake and across the country, I want to shine a light on all the possibilities and pathways open to them,» says Price, who is of Ulkatcho/Southern Dakelh and Nuxalk First Nations heritage. «Receiving this honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UNBC is an example of the unexpected opportunities that arise and fulfilling ways that community service gives back to you.» -Carey Price

See the full statement.

Carey Price, 36, has a career record of 361-261-79 in the NHL (all with the Montreal Canadiens) and a goals-against average of 2.51.

His save percentage over 712 games is 0.917, and he has recorded 49 shutouts.

Many consider him one of the best goaltenders in Montreal Canadiens history and possibly the best of his generation.

Details to follow.
May 15   |   468 answers
Surprise announcement from the Montreal Canadiens about Carey Price

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