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Montoya traded to Edmonton

The Canadiens receive a conditional fourth-round pick in 2018 in exchange for the veteran goaltender

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced on Thursday night that goaltender Al Montoya was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2018.

Montoya, who is recovering from a concussion sustained on November 4 in Winnipeg, played just four games this season, posting a 2-1-0 record and amassing a 3.77 goals-against average and an .863 save percentage.

The Glenview, IL native has appeared in 159 games over the course of his career with the Canadiens, Florida Panthers, Winnipeg Jets, New York Islanders and the Phoenix Coyotes, posting a 65-47-22 record, a 2.63 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage, along with seven shutouts.

Montoya, 32, joined the Canadiens as a free agent in July 2016.

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