AL MONTOYA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Price and Montoya discussed sending photos of bruises from smaller equipment to the NHL

An interesting new hitch not discussed after the NHL decided to make goalie pants smaller was the potential risk of injury. Smaller equipment created newly exposed areas without padding. Montreal Canadiens goaltenders Carey Price and Al Montoya both know the emerging issue a bit too well. Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports Price and Montoya chatted about sending pictures of bruises...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Is this the reason Montoya slipped before allowing the Blues first goal?

Montreal Canadiens goalie Al Montoya allowed a goal against the St. Louis Blues that he would certainly like back, but we that it probably due to some of his pregame preparation.
Via SportsNetCanada
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blues score after Montoya loses his footing and slips on ice

Montreal Canadines goalie Al Montoya appears to slip on an invisible banana peel and goes down to the ice at the worst possible time and the St. Louis Blues capitalize for the early lead.
Via SportsNetCanada
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Montoya quick to make nice recovery save on Sharp shot

Watch as Al Montoya has a hard time handling a Patrick Sharp shot.
Via SportsNetCanada
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Canadiens sign goalie Montoya to 2-year contract extension

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Al Montoya to a two-year contract extension. The deal reportedly carries an annual average value of just over $1 million, a modest increase from the $950,000 he will make this season. The 6-foot-2, 209-pound native of Chicago has a 4-4-2 record with one shutout, a 2.74 goals-against average and .909 save percentage backing...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Montoya commits grand larceny on the Panthers

Watch as a diving Al Montoya completely robs the Florida Panthers of a goal.
Via SportsNetCanada
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Montoya says he 'took one for the team' during 10-0 loss

The Montreal Canadiens were pulverized last Friday night, falling 10-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game produced some crazy stats, but the wildest one was seeing goaltender Al Montoya’s save percentage drop nearly 50 points (.955 to .908) after allowing 10 goals on 40 shots. He didn’t stand a chance as the team in front of him played like dog poop. Montoya sacrificed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Montoya Steps Up For Panthers In Relief Of Starter Roberto Luongo (Video)

Monday’s 5-4 overtime loss against the Boston Bruins couldn’t have started much worse for Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, who allowed four first-period goals before he was pulled in favor of backup Al Montoya. But, instead of chalking Monday up as a loss, the Panthers fought back thanks Montoya’s stellar play in net, including when he denied a golden Landon Ferraro...
Via NESN.com
March 07, 2016  |  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

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 Associated Press
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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