Price named Canada’s goalie in quarterfinal

Carey Price has been named Team Canada’s starting goaltender for Wednesday’s quarter-final game in the men’s Olympic hockey tournament.

Price will face the winner of Switzerland and Latvia’s playoff qualification match scheduled on Tuesday.

“He’s the one playing,” Team Canada head coach Mike Babcock said of Price.

It is the goaltender’s third start of the Sochi Games. Price saved 19 of 20 shots in Canada’s 3-1 victory over Norway. He stopped 14 of 15 shots in the Canadians’ 2-1 overtime win against Finland.

Babcock made some other adjustments to Canada’s lineup at practice on Tuesday, reuniting Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby on a line with Patrice Bergeron. Jamie Benn, who was rotating with Matt Duchene alongside Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, was on Crosby’s left wing in Canada’s last game against Finland.

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