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Al Montoya | Goalie

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 203
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Al Montoya allowed five goals on 26 shots in Sunday's 5-1 loss to Pittsburgh.
The Penguins jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the game before Scottie Upshall put the Panthers on the board. The Panthers will be disappointed after they dropped both their games this weekend. Florida started the weekend just one point behind Boston for the final wild card spot in the East but the Bruins defeated the Blackhawks earlier today. Montoya's record falls to 4-6-2 with a 2.98 goals-against-average and a .893 save percentage. Feb 22 - 8:52 PM

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Al Montoya will be in net Sunday when the Panthers visit the Penguins.

Roberto Luongo is between the pipes against the Senators on Friday. Montoya has a 2.82 goals-against average and .899 save percentage this season. He has put together two consecutive great outings, however.
Feb 21 - 8:10 PM

Al Montoya allowed two goals on 28 shots in Friday's 2-0 loss to Dallas.

Montoya allowed two goals in the opening frame but he was perfect the rest of the way. The 30-year-old has been nothing more than an average backup to Roberto Luongo this season. This is Montoya's first loss since January 4th, but he has played in only five games since then. His record falls to 4-5-2 and he has a 2.82 goals-against-average and a .899 save percentage.
Feb 13 - 11:44 PM

Al Montoya is expected to get the nod on Friday night against Dallas.

Roberto Luongo played last night against Minnesota, so if Montoya's ever going to play, it'll be tonight. Through 15 games this season, Montoya has gone 4-4-2 with 34 goals against. In two career games against Dallas, he's earned a split with four goals against on 54 total shots.
Feb 13 - 6:17 PM

Al Montoya was great for the Panthers on Tuesday as he blocked 32 of 34 shots in a 4-2 win over the Islanders.

Montoya received a rare starting assignment against his former club and didn't disappoint, improving his record to 4-4-2. His GAA and save percentage are 2.88 and .896, respectively. Despite the strong performance, look for Roberto Luongo to get the nod again in Florida's next game.
Feb 3 - 9:57 PM

Al Montoya will get the start against his old club the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

Montoya spent 2010-12 as a backup for the Isles behind Rick DiPietro, Dwayne Roloson, and Evgeni Nabokov, compiling a 18-16-10 through 51 games and 44 starts with 135 goals against. This season as Roberto Luongo's understudy, Montoya sports a 3-4-2 record with 32 goals against through 14 games. The Cats are in their second of a back-to-back after falling 6-3 to the Rangers on Monday night.
Feb 3 - 5:55 PM

Al Montoya and the Panthers proved victorious over the Flames on Friday night 6-5.

Montoya made 25 saves and was beaten at even strength for four of the five goals. Goals seemed to come in from every direction as well, but in the end, Montoya was the one able to make that extra save to preserve the lead.
Jan 10 - 12:40 AM

Al Montoya will get the start in Calgary on Friday night.

Montoya has been quite mediocre so far this season. Through seven starts and 11 games, he's been beaten for 23 goals. That's a 2.61 GAA and a .904 save percentage. Not very good. He hasn't fared well against Calgary either, including a start back in November, Montoya's been beaten for nine goals in two starts.
Jan 9 - 6:20 PM

Al Montoya has returned to the Florida Panthers.

He was away from the team briefly because of the birth of his son. Sam Brittain has been returned to the minors and Montoya will back up Roberto Luongo on Thursday night in Vancouver.
Jan 8 - 4:09 PM

Al Montoya is back in South Florida because his wife gave birth to a son.

He is expected to fly to Vancouver on Wednesday and return to the team before Thursday's match. Florida brought up ECHL goaltender Sam Brittain to fill in Montoya at practice.
Jan 7 - 10:42 AM

Al Montoya stopped four of five shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to Washington.

Montoya entered the game at the start of the third period because starter Roberto Luongo exited the game, after being run over by Alex Ovechkin. Montoya entered the game with the Panthers down 3-2. Andre Burakovsky beat Montoya 5:42 into the third period. Montoya is 2-4-2 with a 2.61 goals-against-average and a .904 save percentage. If Luongo is forced to miss any time, Montoya will likely be forced into duty.
Jan 4 - 6:32 PM

Al Montoya stopped only 29-34 shots the Rangers sent his way in the 5-2 loss on Wednesday.

It was a tough game for Montoya who was peppered steadily with shots all night long, but it was he defense who wasn't able to bail out some of his juicy rebounds. The Panthers needed to win this game to help keep pace, or obtain control, in the playoff hunt, this loss sets them back pretty good.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:36:00 PM

Al Montoya will be in goal for Florida on Wednesday against the Rangers.

Roberto Luongo stopped 33 of 34 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to Montreal on Tuesday and he'll get the night off. Montoya owns a 2-2-2 record to go with a .915 save percentage and a solid 2.27 goals-against average.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:51:00 AM

Al Montoya made 28 saves in the Panthers’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Sabres on Saturday night.

Montoya was making his sixth start of the season, and his first since Dec. 1. The 2004 first-round pick hasn’t lived up to those lofty expectations, but he has carved out a nice career as a backup. He has a 2.27 goals-against average and .915 save percentage this season and isn't worth owning unless Roberto Luongo goes down.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 11:34:00 PM

Confirming a previous report, Al Montoya will indeed get the start in Buffalo on Saturday night.

Montoya has three wins in four career starts agains Buffalo, though tonight will be his first as a Panther. Only six goals allowed in that time.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 05:30:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nick Bjugstad
2Aleksander Barkov
3Dave Bolland
4Vincent Trocheck
5Brandon Pirri
6Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Garrett Wilson
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Brad Boyes
3Jimmy Hayes
4Scottie Upshall
5Tomas Kopecky
6Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Brian Campbell
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Erik Gudbranson
5Willie Mitchell
6Alex Petrovic
7Steven Kampfer
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya