Despite rumblings to the contrary, Carey Price will not be ready to return to action for Saturday night's game against San Jose.
Carey Price told reporters on Tuesday that he's "making progress" toward returning from a lower-body injury.
Carey Price (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.
Carey Price didn't participate in Monday's morning skate and he won't return in Los Angeles.
Carey Price is "doing better," and will join the Habs on their four-game Western road swing, but will not play on Saturday.
Carey Price aggravated a lower-body injury during the 2014 Winter Games.
Carey Price was back at Montreal's practice facility on Monday and he got a chance to show off his Olympic gold medal.
Carey Price's shutout streak of 164:19 to close out the Olympics was tied for the fourth-longest shutout streak in men's hockey history.
Carey Price was named the top goaltender at the Olympics.
Carey Price stopped all 24 shots as Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 to win the Gold Medal at the Olympics.
Carey Price saved all 31 American shots he faced in a 1-0 victory in the Olympic semifinals.
Carey Price made 15 saves in a 2-1 triumph against Latvia.
Carey Price is projected to start in Canada's quarterfinals match.
Team Canada's bench boss said he'd announce his starting goaltender for Wednesday's quarterfinal contest on Tuesday.