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Carey Price Sent A Personal Letter To A Cree Man Who Lost Family In A Fire

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Sûreté du Québec

Last April five men from the northern Quebec community of Mistissini set out on a moose hunt. They traveled by snowmobile roughly 200 km north from their town and stayed in a log cabin.

When they didn't return as expected, the community sent out a search party. It returned with news that the cabin had burned to the ground and all five men were dead.

Coonishish recently opened his mail to find a letter from Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price. It expressed "sincere condolences" and thanked Coonishish for being a fan of the team. "The letter he sent greatly touched me," Coonishish told CBC.

"I guess he thought of my late son, who was a goalie when he played hockey and him (Carey) being a goalie in the NHL," he said.

Read the full letter that Price sent to Coonishish.

Dear Jason,

I've learned that you are going through a difficult time right now and I want to offer you my support. On behalf of the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club, I wish to offer you my sincere condolences.

I also take this opportunity to thank you for being such a big fan of our team and let you know that my thoughts are with you.


Carey Price