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Al Montoya | Goalie | #35

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 2/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 201
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (6) / NYR
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Al Montoya (undisclosed) is expected to sit out Sunday's game versus Anaheim.
Montoya was slated to start against the Ducks, but he tweaked something so Cam Talbot will start again and Laurent Brossoit has been brought up to serve as the backup goaltender. Mar 25 - 1:38 PM

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Al Montoya allowed three goals on 40 shots as he and the Oilers were swamped by the powerful Tampa Bay offence.

Montoya falls to 4-3-2 this season with a 3.42 goals against average and .889 save percentage. The 33-year-old has allowed three goals or more in each of his past five games.
Mar 18 - 9:11 PM

Al Montoya will be between the pipes for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Montoya has a 4-2-2 record with a 3.46 goals-against-average and a .884 save percentage this season. If he plays more than 30 minutes in this game, the conditional draft pick the Oilers sent to Montreal to acquire Montoya will go from a fifth-round pick to a fourth-round pick in 2018.
Mar 18 - 1:06 PM

Al Montoya allowed four goals on 40 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss against the visiting Sharks.

Montoya has been terrible over his past four starts, yielding four or more goals in each of his past four outings. He isn't worth a look even in the deepest of fantasy formats right now, and he certainly isn't worth a roll of the dice in DFS leagues, either.
Mar 15 - 1:04 AM

Al Montoya will get the nod Wednesday against San Jose.

Montoya will get the second half of Edmonton's back-to-back situation after Cam Talbot played in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to Calgary. Montoya's last start came in a 6-5 shootout win over Anaheim on Feb. 25. He has a 2-1-1 record with a 3.15 goals-against average and .894 save percentage in six appearances with the Oilers.
Mar 14 - 2:00 PM

Al Montoya gave the Oilers just enough to earn two points in Sunday's win over Anaheim.

Montoya made 41 saves on 46 shots and a couple more in the shootout to earn a 6-5 shootout victory over the Ducks. Montoya, who allowed two goals in the final 20 seconds of regulation, rebounded to improve his record to 4-2-1 this season with a 3.41 goals against average and .881 save percentage.
Feb 25 - 11:16 PM

Al Montoya will be in goal for Sunday's match versus Anaheim.

Montoya will get the nod in the second half of Edmonton's back-to-back situation. He last appeared in a game on Feb. 10 when he allowed five goals on 29 shots to San Jose. Montoya has a 1-1-1 record with the Oilers along with a 2.73 goals-against average and .895 save percentage.
Feb 25 - 3:25 PM

Al Montoya did not play on Saturday after being hit in the neck by the puck in practice Friday.

Laurent Brossoit was recalled for Saturday's tilt against Arizona and the worry in Edmonton is that Montoya could have suffered another concussion as he had one this season when with the Canadiens. "We’ll have to evaluate him in the morning," coach Todd McLellan said Saturday. "It’s a situation where we have to evaluate him on a day-by-day basis. I think he looked a lot better this afternoon than he did yesterday afternoon." Montoya is 3-2-1 this season with a 3.23 GAA and a .879 save percentage.
Feb 18 - 7:23 AM

Al Montoya took a shot off the mask in practice Friday.

As of now, the Oilers have not recalled a goalie from the minors, which is a good indication that Montoya will be able to dress for Saturday's matinee against the Coyotes. That said, he is not likely to start. If Montoya is feeling better on Sunday, he could get the call for the second of back-to-back contests when the Oilers face off against Colorado.
Feb 17 - 12:11 PM

Al Montoya allowed five goals on 29 shots in a 6-4 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

Montoya had the Oilers staring down a 3-0 barrel just over two minutes into the second period before making a few nice saves that helped get them in front 4-3. A bad third period ending up costing the Oilers two points in what made for a great game. Edmonton's backup netminder has a 3-2-1 record this season with a 3.23 goals-against-average and a .879 save percentage.
Feb 11 - 12:45 AM

Al Montoya will start in goal tonight against the San Jose Sharks.

Montoya's last start resulted in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Colorado Avalanche. The Oilers are on the second half of a back-to-back and are just giving Cam Talbot a breather. Montoya has a 3-1-1 record this season with a 2.97 goals-against-average and a .888 save percentage.
Feb 10 - 3:36 PM

Al Montoya made 27 saves on 31 shots in a 4-3 OT loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday.

While it remains unclear on whether Montoya speaking to the media on game day would've helped, Montoya did his best to hold the fort for the Oilers on Thursday. His record now falls to 3-1-1 with a 2.97 GAA and an .888 save percentage
Source: NHL.com
Feb 2 - 12:57 AM

Al Montoya will get the start in Thursday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

He has a 3-1-0 record with a 2.80 goals-against-average and a .891 save percentage this season. Montoya has made three appearances since being acquired from Montreal.
Feb 1 - 6:30 PM

Although we would normally anoint Cam Talbot as the Oilers' propable starter for a Saturday night game, we believe there is a good chance that Al Montoya will get the call against Vegas.

Talbot was pulled after allowing two goals on only three shots Friday night against the success-challenged Coyotes and Montoya was perfect in relief stopping 20 shots to lead the Oilers to a 4-2 win. That adds upt to a Montoya start to us. Check back with us closer to the 10:00 pm ET puck drop for an update.
Jan 13 - 1:35 PM

Al Montoya stopped all 20 shots he faced in relief of Cam Talbot in a 4-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Talbot started the game but was pulled after allowing two goals on three shots less than four minutes into the game. It's Montoya's first win as an Edmonton Oiler, and his third win in six overall outings this season. His record currently sits at 3-1-0 with a 2.86 goals against average and a .889 save percentage.
Jan 12 - 11:40 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
LW1Milan Lucic
2Mike Cammalleri
3Jujhar Khaira
4Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
6Pontus Aberg
7Ty Rattie
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Andrej Sekera
7Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Al Montoya