Canadiens sign Al Montoya to one-year contract worth $950,000.

Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year contract with free agent Al Montoya

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Montreal Canadiens Media Release

BROSSARD – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free agent goaltender Al Montoya.

The 31-year-old Chicago native spent the last two seasons with the Florida Panthers, most recently posting a 12-7-3 record, a 2.18 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage in 25 games during the 2015-16 campaign.

Montoya has compiled a 55-40-18 record in 136 games – including 110 starts – since making his NHL debut with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2008-09. He’s also suited up for the New York Islanders and the Winnipeg Jets.