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Habs Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago
Montreal Canadiens recall Zach Fucale on an emergency recall

Montreal Canadiens recall Zach Fucale on an emergency recall

With Al Montoya injured, Fucale will be the backup tonight With Al Montoya not able to play tonight for the Montreal Canadiens, Zach Fucale will get the call to back up Carey Price against the Dallas Stars tonight. #Habs have recalled Zach Fucale from ECHL Brampton on an emergency basis to backup Price tonight— Kyle Bukauskas (@SNkylebukauskas) March 28, 2017 Montoya was scheduled to start for the Habs, but suffered an injury in practice. Charlie Lindgren would not be able to make it from St. John’s in time, so Fucale - who has been playing for the ECHL’s Brampton Beast - will be...
Montreal Gazette Mar 23, 2017
Stu Cowan: Mother of Canadiens goalie Al Montoya is his No. 1 fan

Stu Cowan: Mother of Canadiens goalie Al Montoya is his No. 1 fan

As the first Cuban-American to play in the NHL, Montoya's family history is different from other hockey players.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 23, 2017
Eyes on the Price: Can’t fault Montoya

Eyes on the Price: Can’t fault Montoya

Al Montoya and Jimmy Howard dueled into overtime as the Habs salvaged a point, and a couple of young guns made their presence known Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. Artturi Lehkonen and Anthony Mantha showed the value of this cinematic advice as they provided a bit of late excitement to an otherwise sleepy Tuesday evening at the Centre Bell. On the heels of their emotional weekend sweep of the Ottawa Senators, the Canadiens dropped an anticlimactic 2-1 overtime tilt to the visiting Detroit Red Wings. Al Montoya, getting the start after Price’s back-to-back weekend duty,...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 22, 2017
Canadiens vs. Red Wings game recap: Habs salvage a point

Canadiens vs. Red Wings game recap: Habs salvage a point

The Red Wings take two from the lacklustre Habs After sweeping the weekend, the Canadiens welcomed the Red Wings to the Bell Centre Tuesday night. Al Montoya got the start, letting Price rest after playing both games in a back-to-back weekend. As a nod to the new Hab, Claude Julien started Steve Ott’s line against his old team and the big forward made his presence felt early with a hit on his former teammate. The physicality continued, though not as you’d want, as Nathan Beaulieu took an interference penalty just 45 seconds into the game. The Red Wings wasted no time, potting one just 8...
Game Day: Al Montoya gets start in goal for Canadiens vs. Red Wings

Game Day: Al Montoya gets start in goal for Canadiens vs. Red Wings

STU COWAN After facing the Ottawa Senators on back-to-back nights on the weekend, Carey Price will get the night off Tuesday when the Canadiens face the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690). […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 21, 2017
Habs lines at practice: Montoya to start vs Wings, Ott replaces McCarron

Habs lines at practice: Montoya to start vs Wings, Ott replaces McCarron

The Canadiens made a few adjustments ahead of tonight’s game. The Montreal Canadiens were on the ice to prepare for the second match of their six-game homestand. Claude Julien made a few lineup shifts for tonight’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. Al Montoya seems destined to get the start, seeing as Price is coming off back-to-back wins this weekend versus the Senators. Il faut s'attendre à voir Al Montoya ce soir.— Marc Antoine Godin (@MAGodin) March 21, 2017 As for the forwards, only one change is expected tonight, with Steve Ott replacing Michael McCarron on the fourth...
Montreal Gazette Mar 21, 2017
Al Montoya helps Canadiens salvage important point in OT loss to Wings

Al Montoya helps Canadiens salvage important point in OT loss to Wings

Backup goalie makes 34 saves in rare Bell Centre start, thwarting a number of terrific Detroit scoring chances to keep the Habs in the game.
Montreal Gazette Mar 10, 2017
In the Habs Room: Canadiens looked sick in shutout loss to Flames

In the Habs Room: Canadiens looked sick in shutout loss to Flames

Al Montoya did his best Carey Price impersonation during the first period, but in the end he simply isn't Carey Price.
Habs Eyes On The Prize Feb 28, 2017
Eyes on the Price: Al Montoya Holds the Fort

Eyes on the Price: Al Montoya Holds the Fort

Al Montoya came up big when needed as the Habs notched another overtime win. Livin’ on a prayer... Al Montoya and the Canadiens survived a Monday night scare in New Jersey to extend their lead in the Atlantic Division, pulling off a 4-3 overtime win against the Devils in Newark after entering the 3rd period trailing 1-0. The Habs scored 3 goals in the 3rd, but trailed 3-1 before Max Pacioretty hitched up his Captain pants and netted two consecutive tallies. Pacioretty’s tying goal eluded Devils’ goalie Cory Schneider with just under a minute remaining in regulation, and Alex...

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