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RELEASE: Oilers acquire Montoya

The Oilers have traded a conditional pick to Montreal, in exchange for goaltender Al Montoya

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Al Montoya from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a conditional fourth round draft pick in 2018.

Montoya, 32, has appeared in 159 career games over nine NHL seasons with Phoenix (Arizona), the New York Rangers, Winnipeg, Florida and Montreal, posting a 2.63 GAA and a 0.908 SV%.

The native of Chicago, IL has appeared in four games for Montreal this season, posting a 3.77 GAA and a 0.863 save percentage.

Montoya has also represented the United States in international competition, including two World Championships (2009, 2011), two World Junior Championships (2005, 2006) and one season with the U.S. National Team Development Program (2001-02). 

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