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Panthers Agree to Terms with Sam Montembeault on 1-Year, 2-Way Contract

by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Sam Montembeault on a one-year, two-way contract.

Montembeault, 22, appeared in 11 games during his first NHL season with Florida, owning a 4-3-2 record, .894 save percentage and 3.05 goals against average. Montembeault posted a 4-0-1 mark over his first five NHL games, becoming the eighth goaltender in the last 35 years to begin his NHL career without a regulation loss over his first five appearances.

The 6-foot-3, 208-pound native of Becancour, Quebec, appeared in 39 games with Florida's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds, registering a 13-16-8 record, .899 save percentage, 3.24 goals against average and one shutout. Montembeault represented the Thunderbirds at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic.

He was originally selected by Florida in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.

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