LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have signed goaltender Peter Budaj to a one-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 30-year-old Budaj (born Sept. 18, 1982) is a 6-1, 192-pound native of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia who appeared in 19 regular-season games last season with St. John’s (AHL) where he compiled an 0-9-6 record with a .888 SV% and a 3.55 GAA.
Budaj has appeared in 296 regular-season games in nine seasons in the NHL with Colorado and Montreal registering a 124-107-36 record with a .903 SV% and a 2.76 GAA. In seven career postseason games he has recorded an 0-2 record with a .843 SV% and a 5.13 GAA.
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