Montreal goaltender Carey Price didn't return to the ice for the second period of the Canadiens' Monday road game against the Edmonton Oilers.

The Canadiens announced that Price wouldn't return to action in the contest but didn't specify a reason.

Price was playing in his second game since a six-game absence caused by a lower-body injury. In his first outing, Price allowed three goals on 14 shots in a 4-0 loss to the visiting Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

Price saved all seven Oilers shots faced in the opening frame on Monday. A would-be goal from Connor McDavid at the 12:01 mark was called back on video review due to goaltender interference, as Alex Chiasson made contact with Price in the crease.

Jake Allen replaced Price in net.

--Field Level Media

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