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Al Montoya | Goalie | #35

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 203
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (6) / NYR
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Florida goalie Al Montoya played a decent game Monday night, stopping 28 of the 31 shots he faced in Detroit.
But the Panthers couldn't score and Montoya wound up on the losing side of a 3-0 final. Montoya has been a good backup to Florida's first-string goalie, Roberto Luongo. He is 8-3-1 in his 13 starts this season. His goals-against average is still under 2.00, at 1.97. His save percentage is .929. Feb 8 - 10:31 PM

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Al Montoya is probable to play against Detroit on Monday night.

He was the first netminder off the ice at the morning skate, so it looks like he'll get the nod against the Red Wings and Roberto Luongo will face Buffalo on Tuesday. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Feb 8 - 12:02 PM

Al Montoya stopped 36 of 38 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals.

The Capitals didn't have Alex Ovechkin in their lineup, but that doesn't take away from what Montoya was able to accomplish tonight. The 30-year-old has provided the Panthers with some quality backup goaltending this season. He has an 8-2-1 record with a 1.93 goals-against-average and a .931 save percentage this season.
Feb 2 - 11:48 PM

Al Montoya will get the nod against Washington on Tuesday night.

Roberto Luongo will get the night off after participating in the All-Star weekend. Montoya has faced the Capitals twice this season and played well in both appearances. He dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to Washington on Oct. 31 and he was in goal for a 4-1 victory on Dec. 10.
Feb 2 - 10:23 AM

Look for Al Montoya to get the start Saturday night when the Panthers face off against their Florida-state rivals, the Lightning.

Roberto Luongo shut out the Blackhawks Friday night 4-0 and will likely sit the second game of the Cats' back-to-back games this weekend. Montoya has been solid as Luongo's back up this season. He sports a 1.91 goals against average and a .929 save percentage.
Jan 23 - 9:49 AM

Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya made 20 saves and allowed four goals in a 4-2 loss to the visiting Edmonton Oilers Monday night.

While Montoya has been decent for the Panthers this season, his performance Monday was not stellar. He was down 3-0 by the 4:19 mark of the second period. Montoya's goals-against average took a hit so he is up from 1.71 to 1.91. His save percentage is now .929. His record still looks very good at 7-2-1, but we are talking strictly second-stringer here behind Roberto Luongo so don't consider Montoya for fantasy play.
Jan 18 - 10:53 PM

Al Montoya will be in goal Monday versus Edmonton.

He has supplied the Panthers will solid goaltending when he has played, while posting a 7-1-1 record along with a .937 save percentage and a 1.71 goals-against average. Roberto Luongo was in the crease for Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Jan 18 - 4:07 PM

Al Montoya allowed one goal on 25 shots in a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.

The Florida Panthers have now won 12 games in a row and sit atop the Atlantic Division. Montoya's won each of his last starts, but he'll only have fantasy value if Roberto Luongo were to get injured. Montoya has a 7-1-1 record with a 1.62 goals-against-average and a .940 save percentage.
Jan 11 - 12:17 AM

Look for Al Montoya to play between the pipes on Sunday.

Florida is also playing on Monday against Vancouver, so by starting Montoya on Sunday, the Panthers are keeping Roberto Luongo fresh for the contest against his former club. Montoya has a 1.69 GAA and .938 save percentage in nine games this season.
Jan 10 - 10:21 AM

Al Montoya stopped 39 of 40 shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Montoya has won four straight starts and he's allowed just four goals during that span. The win also extends Florida's winning streak to nine games. Montoya has a 6-1-1 record with a 1.69 goals-against-average and a .938 save percentage this season.
Jan 3 - 9:31 PM

Look for Al Montoya to get the start when the Panthers face off against Minnesota Sunday.

He will be giving Roberto Luongo a break as Luongo is slated to start Sarturday against the Rangers. It will be Montoya's first start since December 17th when he defeated New Jersey 5-1.
Jan 2 - 10:07 AM

Florida head coach Gerard Gallant thinks Al Montoya is having a great season.

"Montoya has been great all year. It has been great to see him go in there and battle and play hard," said Gallant. "He has stepped up every time he has played for us." Montoya has a 5-1-1 record with a 1.79 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage this season. His fantasy value is limited because he's the backup to Roberto Luongo.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 09:04:00 AM

Al Montoya made 15 saves on 16 shots to help Florida topple New Jersey 5-1 on Thursday night.

Montoya improves to 5-1-1 this season with a .930 save percentage and 1.79 goals against average. Montoya could be a sneaky daily fantasy play next time Roberto Luongo gets a night off.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 10:45:00 PM

The Florida Panthers will start Al Montoya on Thursday.

Montoya has been used sparingly in 2015-16, but he has made the most of his rare opportunities. He has a 1.91 GAA and .929 save percentage in seven contests.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 12:19:00 PM

Al Montoya made 22 stops on Thursday night to earn the Panthers a big 4-1 victory against the lifeless Capitals on Thursday night.

Montoya improves to 3-1 this season with a .926 save percentage and 2.09 goals against average.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 11:11:00 PM

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2Nick Bjugstad
3Derek MacKenzie
4Dave Bolland
5Corban Knight
6Marc Savard
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Brandon Pirri
4Quinton Howden
5Garrett Wilson
RW1Jaromir Jagr
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D1Aaron Ekblad
2Brian Campbell
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Erik Gudbranson
5Willie Mitchell
6Alex Petrovic
7Steven Kampfer
8Brent Regner
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya