Al Montoya RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers' Montoya struggled to find rhythm as Luongo's backup

    Fox Sports Florida ""It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." An introduction famously penned by writer Charles Dickens in his classic novel "A Tale of Two Cities" and a fitting way to describe the season of Florida Panthers backup goaltender Al Montoya. In his first year with the Panthers, the..." May 28

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    #FlaPanthers coach Gerard Gallant said Al Montoya will miss at least two weeks with a groin injury.

  • Panthers recall goalies after injuries to Roberto Luongo, Al Montoya

    CBS Sports "The wild scene during the Florida Panthers' 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs has proven costly. Both starting goaltender Roberto Luongo and backup Al Montoya were injured in the game, with Luongo having to suit back up after despite being hurt. It appears that both could be on the shelf for..." March 04

  • Montoya might have earned himself another start in net

    Winnipeg Free Press "IT is verboten, it seems, for any National Hockey League coach to give away any 'secrets' whatsoever for fear that information may come back to bite him and his team on the backside. But if Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel was ever going to give Al Montoya consecutive starts, tonight in Chicago..." November 06

  • Jets Montoya earns second career shutout

    Winnipeg Free Press "It’s supposed to be a tough gig being a little-used back-up goalie in the National Hockey League. A guy takes a pile of shots in the pre-game warmup and then dons a ball hat before playing doorman for his teammates while they come off the ice all night. But Al Montoya is good with all that...." October 14

  • Jets sign defenceman Kulda, place backup goalie Montoya on injured reserve

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Arturs Kulda to a new contract, after the Latvian finished his season in Russia’s KHL. Kulda, 24, played 50 games with Novosibirsk of the KHL, recording nine goals and six assists, with 55 minutes in penalties. He added an assist in seven playoff..." March 18

  • Meech Called Up, Melchiori and Pasquale Sent Down, Montoya Activated from IR

    Arctic Ice Hockey "The Winnipeg Jets made a few minor moves this morning, all within the organization. Veteran defender Derek Meech was called up from St. John's and Goalie Al Montoya was activated off of Injured Reserve. To make room for them, the Jets then re-assigned Julian Melchiori and Edward Pasquale to the..." February 27

  • Al Montoya to start in goal, Dustin Byfgulien replaces Grant Clitsome on blue-line

    Arctic Ice Hockey "Though it was speculated days in advance, it's now official that goaltender Al Montoya will get his second consecutive start for the Winnipeg Jets as Ondrej Pavelec still isn't in game shape after suffering from the flu these past few days. PATRICK WILLIAMS @pwilliamsNHL Noel: Montoya played..." February 12