Game Day: Canadiens goalie Carey Price no longer skating

Nobody really expected goalie Carey Price to take part in the Canadiens’ morning skate Tuesday in Brossard before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN Radio 690).

But there was an expectation that Price — who has missed the last five games with what the team originally called a “minor” lower-body injury — would be on the ice with goalie coach Stéphane Waite before the morning skate, as was the case in previous days before practice.

But the Canadiens announced just as the morning skate was starting at 11 a.m. that Price wouldn’t skate Tuesday or Wednesday and would meet with the media instead in the team’s locker room while the morning skate was going on. The Canadiens also announced that forward Artturi Lehkonen had suffered a lower-body injury and won’t be in the lineup against the Blue Jackets.

Price insisted that Canadiens fans…

Original published: 2017-11-14 18:54:19 Read the full Montreal News here

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