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Price, Canadiens extend hot starts

MONTREAL — Carey Price became the first goaltender in NHL history to win each of his first 10 games of a season and the Canadiens set a franchise record for most consecutive home victories to start a season with a 5-0 defeat of the Red Wings on Saturday night.

With his second shutout of the season, Price improved to 10-0-0. The win was Montreal's 10th at the Bell Centre this year as the Canadiens improved to 13-1-1.

Phillip Danault, Paul Byron, Shea Weber, Andrew Shaw and Max Pacioretty scored for Montreal. Price made 24 saves.

Jimmy Howard gave up five goals on 25 shots for Detroit before being replaced by Petr Mrazek at the start of the third period. Mrazek made 12 saves.

Game highlights: Sam Gagner scored twice, Nick Foligno got a goal and two assists, and 13 Blue Jackets had at least a point as host Columbus beat the Blues 8-4. Eight days after whipping Montreal 10-1, coach John Tortorella's Blue Jackets had their fans chanting "We want 10!" with their team ahead 7-1 late in the second. … Sidney Crosby and Bryan Rust scored in the third period to help the host Penguins pull away for a 4-1 victory over the Maple Leafs. … Denis Malgin scored in the last minute of overtime to give the host Panthers a 3-2 win over the Islanders.

Around the league: Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson reached a settlement in bankruptcy court with six of his eight creditors, more than two years after news of his financial problems stunned the NHL, the Columbus Dispatch reported. As part of the agreement, Johnson, 29, will turn over most of his $5 million annual salary this season and next, keeping only a negotiated sum for "living expenses." Johnson's problems stem from his parents using the financial power of attorney he granted them to borrow millions of dollars at interest rates as high as 24 percent. Johnson has maintained he didn't know what his parents were doing. He filed for bankruptcy in October 2014. He has declined repeatedly to discuss the matter publicly.

Price, Canadiens extend hot starts 11/12/16 [Last modified: Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:33pm]
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