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Jets Waive Goaltender Peter Budaj One Day After Trading For Him

The Winnipeg Jets are either confused or sneakily strategic. A day after making a trade with the Montreal Canadiens to acquire goaltender Peter Budaj, they placed him on waivers. When Budaj was acquired, it was thought he would be the backup behind starter Ondrej Pavelec. Michael Hutchinson, the projected backup, struggled throughout the preseason and also only has three games of...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens Trade Backup Goaltender Peter Budaj To Winnipeg Jets

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have traded goaltender Peter Budaj to the Winnipeg Jets for forward Eric Tangradi. By dealing Budaj, the Canadiens opted to keep Dustin Tokarski as Carey Price’s backup after the 25-year-old played well in last year’s Eastern Conference final against the New York Rangers. Tokarski would have had to go on waivers if the Habs didn’t keep him...
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens Goalie Blows Game On Embarrassing Own Goal In OT (Video)

Peter Budaj is going to have nightmares about this one. With his team locked in a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime, the Canadiens goaltender committed the ultimate mistake by actually tapping the puck into his own net to hand the Blackhawks a 3-2 victory. The trouble began for Budaj when Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith found forward Patrick Sharp open in front...
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Budaj Knocks Game-Winning Goal Into His Own Net

Montreal Canadiens goalie Peter Budaj was certainly kicking himself after the Habs loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. They were tied 2-2 in overtime when Budaj mishandled Patrick Sharp’s shot and then knocked the rebound into his own net. Nothing like an own-goal to cost your team the game. [USA Today] [GIF via: @myregularface] The post Peter Budaj Knocks Game-Winning Goal Into His...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Budaj scores on himself

Canadiens goalie Peter Budaj score on himself in overtime.
Via Goon's World
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Budaj stops 34 shots; Canadiens beat Bruins 4-1

Peter Budaj stopped 34 shots and the Montreal Canadiens ended Boston's recent scoring binge with a 4-1 win over the Bruins on Thursday night. The Canadiens won their second game in three nights after losing four in a row. They also stopped a four-game winning streak for the Bruins, who had 21 goals in that stretch. Alexei Emelin and Max Pacioretty scored before Dougie Hamilton...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Andre-Fleury, Peter Budaj nearly have goalie fight, refs step in and ruin it (video)

With the game completely out of hand and time running out in the third period, an exchange of gestures between netminders nearly led to the ridiculous spectacle that is an NHL goalie fight. With Montreal Canadiens starting goaltender Carey Price chased out of the game after giving up five goals before the second period horn […]The post Marc Andre-Fleury, Peter Budaj nearly have...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Andre-Fleury, Peter Budaj Prepare For Goalie Fight; Refs Say No (Video)

Something awesome almost happened during the Montreal Canadiens-Pittsburgh Penguins game Wednesday night. Late in the third period as the Penguins were laying a beatdown on their opponents, 5-1, a little pushing and shoving ensued in front of Marc Andre-Fleury‘s net. The Pittsburgh goaltender moved away from the scrum, but his isolation got the attention of Canadiens netminder...
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Peter Budaj has nothing better to do

This is what you do when you're a nameless player at the end of the bench:  
Via The Pensblog
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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