brossard, Que. — mon­treal Cana­di­ens goal­tender Carey Price says he is stay­ing off the ice for a lit­tle while longer as he deals with a lower-body in­jury.

Price met with re­porters Tues­day be­fore mon­treal’s game against the vis­it­ing Colum­bus blue Jack­ets to pro­vide an up­date on his re­cov­ery.

He said he suf­fered the in­jury in a warmup be­fore mon­treal’s nov. 2 game at min­nesota in which he gave up five goals on 26 shots in a 6-3 loss.

“When you’re warmed up and you’re run­ning on a bit of adrenalin, you don’t ever feel it’s as bad un­til you wake up the next day and ev­ery­thing’s cooled down and you’re not feel­ing the adrenalin any­more,” he said.

Price, 30, in­sisted the in­jury is mi­nor and that he would “ab­so­lutely” be ready to play if the Cana­di­ens were in the play­offs.

“It’s just tak­ing a lit­tle bit longer than ex­pected be­cause of the na­ture of my po­si­tion,” said the all-star goal­tender.


The ari­zona Coy­otes have traded goalie Louis Domingue to the Tampa bay Light­ning for for­ward Tye McGinn and goalie Michael Leighton.

The trade, an­nounced on Tues­day, ends domingue’s mixed ten­ure with the Coy­otes.

domingue played well at times as Mike Smith’s backup last sea­son, but strug­gled this sea­son when new no. 1 goalie

Antti Raanta suf­fered a pair of lower-body in­juries. domingue went 0-6 with a 4.33 goals-against av­er­age be­fore ari­zona ac­quired Scott Wedge­wood in a trade with new Jersey.

mcGinn has nine goals and eight as­sists in 89 ca­reer nHL games with three teams, in­clud­ing ari­zona in 2014-15. Leighton has ap­peared in 110 nHL games with four teams, go­ing 37-43-14 with a 2.98 goal­sagainst av­er­age.


The ed­mon­ton oil­ers ac­quired cen­tre Mike Cammalleri from the Los an­ge­les Kings on Tues­day in ex­change for for­ward Jussi Joki­nen.

The oil­ers an­nounced the trade Tues­day night on their Twit­ter ac­count. Cammalleri has three goals and four as­sists in 15 games with the Kings this sea­son.

The 35-year-old from rich­mond Hill, ont., is in his 15th nHL sea­son.

It will be Cammalleri’s third stint with an al­berta team. He played for the Calgary Flames twice — in 2008-09, and again from 2011 to 2014.

Cammalleri has 290 ca­reer goals and 330 as­sists over 855 nHL games.

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