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AL MONTOYA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Panthers holding public tryouts for practice goalie

After the Florida Panthers ran out of goaltenders the other night, the team announced an open amateur tryout to find a backup practice goalie for a day. Both Panthers goalies, Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya, suffered injuries in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Maple Leafs, forcing 41-year-old goalie coach Robb Tallas to take over the netminding duties. So any hockey fan who wants...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Call Up Two Goalies To Replace Roberto Luongo, Al Montoya

SUNRISE, Fla. — Dan Ellis has not logged a single minute in the NHL all season. And he might now be the key to the Florida Panthers’ postseason hopes. The Panthers will be without goaltenders Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya for at least one game and possibly longer after both got hurt against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night, setting off a chain...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers call up 2 goalies with both Luongo, Montoya hurt

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) The Florida Panthers will be without injured goalies Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya for at least Thursday night's game against Dallas, and possibly longer. To replace them, the Panthers recalled Dan Ellis from San Antonio of the AHL and Sam Brittain from Cincinnati of the ECHL. Ellis will start Thursday against the Stars, his former team. Brittain has never played...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida’s Bizarre Goalie Situation

It was quite the bizarre situation at the Florida Panthers game Tuesday night. The Panthers were facing off against the Toronto Maple Leafs and were looking to tie the Boston Bruins in points for that last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. With just about four minutes remaining in the first period Panthers goalie Robert Luongo took a shot up high that would take him out of...
Via Beyond The Benches
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign emergency goalie during game due to injuries

Robb Tallas has 99 career NHL appearances to his name, and he came dangerously close to adding No. 100 — as a 41-year-old. The Florida Panthers goaltending coach nearly was called on for action Tuesday night as the Panthers hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tallas was signed to an emergency contact after both of the Panthers’ goalies — Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya — went...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Robb Tallas suits up for Panthers in emergency situation (Video)

Florida Panthers goaltending coach Robb Tallas signed a 1-day contract and suited up to play Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs in an emergency situation. Starting goalie Roberto Luongo was hit by a puck in the neck area in the first period and did not come out after the first intermission. Backup Al Montoya...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers backup G Al Montoya embracing role as Cuban ambassador

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- When the Florida Panthers host the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, backup goaltender Al Montoya will spend the evening in the spotlight as the organization celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night. The first Cuban-American to play in the NHL, Montoya has embraced his role as an ambassador of hockey to Florida's booming Hispanic community that, according to the U.S....
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Montoya, Thornton by   Bradshaw Furlong

The Florida Panthers continue to be busy as they’ve signed two more players. First, a new backup for Roberto Luongo as they’ve signed goaltender Al Montoya, terms of the deal have not been released. Montoya was the backup last year for Winnipeg and has also played for the Coyotes and Islanders after being drafted by the New York Rangers. They [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Montoya makes 27 saves, shuts out Sabres 3-0

Al Montoya made 27 saves and led the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Keaton Ellerby, Jacob Trouba and Anthony Peluso provided all the offense necessary for Montoya, who earned his second shutout of the season. Winnipeg tied a season best with its third straight win. Montoya (8-2-1), making his second straight start after relieving No. 1...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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