Carey Price is one of the best goaltenders in the world, and he reminded Anze Kopitar of that while basically laying flat on the ice Thursday night.
During a third-period power play, the Canadiens goalie was knocked to the ice before managing to rob a golden opportunity off the stick of the Kings captain. With a mostly open net in front of him, Kopitar fired a shot on net but had it turned away by Price, who extended his arms while laying down to redirect the puck into the crowd.
All Kopitar could do is shake his head in disbelief.
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The Canadiens would go on to win 4-1, with Price improving his record to 9-0-0 on the year. You might say he’s an important piece to their team.