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Montoya will start Wednesday vs. the Sharks.

Montoya surrendered five goals on 46 shots and walked away with the win in Anaheim back on February 25th. Cam Talbot started the last seven games but Montoya will start the second game of the back-to-back tonight vs. the Sharks. He has gone 2-1-1 with a 3.15 GAA and .894 SV% in six appearances with the Oilers.

Source: Jack Michaels 03/14/18, 3:09 pm EST

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Montoya will start Sunday in Anaheim.

Montoya allowed five goals on 29 shots in the Oilers loss in San Jose on February 10th. Montoya has sat for the last seven games, but will get a crack in Anaheim on the tail-end of a back-to-back. The veteran has gone 1-1-1 with a 2.73 GAA and .895 SV% since joining the Oilers.

Source: Jack Michaels 02/25/18, 4:02 pm EST

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Montoya will start Saturday in San Jose.

Montoya allowed four goals on 31 shots in the Oilers loss to the Avalanche on February 1st. Since joining the Oilers, Montoya has gone 1-0-1 with a 1.98 GAA and .921 SV% in one start and three relief appearances. Tonight he will face a Sharks team that comes in having lost six of their last eight games.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 02/10/18, 3:43 pm EST

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Montoya will start Thursday vs. the Avalanche.

Montoya allowed one goal on 12 shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers loss to the Sabres last Tuesday. Tonight he gets his first start with the Oilers and comes in having stopped 43 of 45 shots (.956 SV%) in three relief appearances. He catches a break with Nathan MacKinnon not in the Avalanche lineup tonight.

Source: Derek Van Diest 02/1/18, 2:31 pm EST

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Montoya will likely start Thursday with Cam Talbot (illness) listed as doubtful.

Montoya allowed one goal on 12 shots after replacing Cam Talbot in the Oilers loss to the Sabres last Tuesday. Tonight he gets his first start with the Oilers and comes in having stopped 43 of 45 shots (.956 SV%) in three relief appearances. He catches a break with Nathan MacKinnon not in the Avalanche lineup tonight.

Source: Jack Michaels 02/1/18, 2:31 pm EST

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The Oilers have activated Al Montoya (concussion) from IR.

The Oilers acquired Montoya from Montreal via trade and have placed Laurent Brossoit on waivers for the purpose of assignment, so Montoya will be Cam Talbot’s backup going forward. Montoya has only appeared in four games this season but has a career .908 SV%.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 01/6/18, 7:10 am EST

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The Oilers acquired Al Montoya from the Canadiens for a conditional 2018 4th round pick.

Montoya has been sidelined for a lengthy period of time with a concussion but recently returned to practice. Acquiring Montoya means that the Oilers plan on sending Laurent Brossoit to Bakersfield (AHL) and use Montoya as Cam Talbot’s backup. Montoya has gone 2-1-0 with a 3.77 GAA and .863 SV% this season, but has a career .908 SV% in 160 NHL games.

Source: @CanadiensMTL 01/5/18, 4:12 am EST

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Montoya missed Friday’s practice with an upper-body injury.

Charlie Lindgren has started the last three games because he has been playing well, but apparently Montoya is dealing with an upper-body injury. With Montoya out, the Canadiens have recalled Zach Fucale and is expected to backup Lindgren on Saturday.

Source: John Lu 11/10/17, 9:09 am EST

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Montoya will start Saturday in Winnipeg.

Montoya allowed three goals on 28 shots in the Canadiens’ win in Ottawa on Monday. With Carey Price battling a lower-body injury, Montoya will start tonight in Winnipeg. He has had a mixed bag of results through his first three appearances and draws a tough matchup against a Jets team that comes in on a three-game winning streak.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 11/4/17, 5:04 am EST

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Montoya will get the nod for Montreal on Monday.

Montoya surrendered five goals on 42 shots in the Canadiens loss in Los Angeles on October 18th. Carey Price started the last four games, but Montoya will go tonight in Ottawa. So far this season he has allowed a combined seven goals on 51 shots (.863 SV%), so look elsewhere if you feel the need to spot-start someone on Monday.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 10/30/17, 8:00 am EST

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Montoya is in the starter's crease at the Canadiens morning skate.

Montoya surrendered five goals on 42 shots in the Canadiens loss in Los Angeles on October 18th. Carey Price started the last four games, but Montoya will go tonight in Ottawa. So far this season he has allowed a combined seven goals on 51 shots (.863 SV%), so look elsewhere if you feel the need to spot-start someone on Monday.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 10/30/17, 8:00 am EST

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Montoya will start Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Montoya allowed two goals on nine shots after replacing Carey Price in the Canadiens’ loss in Washington on October 7th. With Price starting last night, Montoya will start his first game of the season tonight in Los Angeles. Montoya was 8-6-4 with a 2.67 GAA, .912 SV% and two shutouts last season.

Source: Arpon Basu 10/18/17, 1:24 pm EST

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Montoya will start Tuesday vs. the Red Wings.

Montoya allowed five goals on 38 shots in the Canadiens’ loss in Calgary on March 9th. He will give Carey Price a breather tonight vs. the Red Wings, in what will be his 18th start of the season. He is 1-1-1 with an impressive 0.84 GAA and .9968 SV% in four appearances at the Bell Centre.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 03/21/17, 7:33 am EST

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Montoya will start Monday in New Jersey.

Montoya allowed three goals on 21 shots in the Canadiens’ loss to the Blues on February 11th. Montoya has made 12 starts on the road this season, going 6-4-2 with a 3.06 GAA and .898 SV%. In his first start in New Jersey, Montoya stopped 16 of 17 shots in an easy 3-1 victory.

Source: Marc Denis 02/27/17, 7:04 am EST

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Montoya is expected to start Monday in New Jersey.

Montoya allowed three goals on 21 shots in the Canadiens’ loss to the Blues on February 11th. Montoya has made 12 starts on the road this season, going 6-4-2 with a 3.06 GAA and .898 SV%. In his first start in New Jersey, Montoya stopped 16 of 17 shots in an easy 3-1 victory.

Source: Mike Morreale 02/27/17, 7:04 am EST

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Montoya will start Saturday vs. the Blues.

Montoya stopped all 32 shots that he faced in the Canadiens’ shutout win over the Oilers on February 5th. Montoya has been one of the better backups in the NHL this season and comes into play tonight with a 7-4-3 record, 2.52 GAA and .915 SV%.. Montoya has stopped all 73 shots that he’s faced on home-ice this season.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 02/11/17, 8:13 am EST

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