After being run into for a second time in one period, ever-steady Canadiens goaltender Carey Price lost it.
Price, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, pummeled New Jersey forward Kyle Palmieri with his blocker in the first period of Montreal's 5-2 victory over the Devils on Thursday night.
Earlier in the period, Price was bumped by Adam Henrique as the Devils center scored a goal. After Palmieri slid into Price's knees, the goaltender jumped on him and pounded on his head and back.
"I got run over on the first goal and then I took another one and I got fired up, I guess," Price said.
Palmieri got a minor for goalie interference while...