Superstar goaltender Carey Price to rejoin Montreal Canadiens on Monday

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Carey Price is preparing to return to the Montreal Canadiens.

Habs head coach Dominique Ducharme has confirmed that the superstar goalie will rejoin the team on Monday.

Ducharme said on Friday that Price will meet with athletic therapists and develop a plan moving forward.

Price voluntarily entered the NHL's player assistance program on Oct. 7.

The assistance program, jointly run by the league and the NHL Players' Association, helps players and their families with mental health, substance abuse and other matters.

No official reason was given as to why Price was entering the program, but his wife Angela cited mental health in an Instagram post when the news first broke that he would miss the start of the season.

Price has a career record of 360-257-79, with a 2.50 goals-against average and .917 save percentage with 49 shutouts.

The 34-year-old Price was instrumental in Montreal's run to the Stanley Cup final last season, where they lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning in five games.

The Canadiens host the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, and the Calgary Flames on Thursday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 5, 2021.

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