Price of Canadiens MVP choice entering Stanley Cup Final 🏒
Carey Price is the most valuable player of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs entering the Stanley Cup Final, according to a panel of 13 NHL.com staff members.
The Montreal Canadiens goalie received 11 of 13 first-place votes and 37 total points (3-2-1 ballots).
The Canadiens, the final team to qualify for the 2021 postseason, will play the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 of the best-of-7 series is at Tampa Bay on Monday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS).
At the conclusion of the Cup Final, a panel of voters from the Professional Hockey Writers Association selects the playoff MVP, who receives the Conn Smythe Trophy.