SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with goaltender Samuel Montembeault
The 19-year old Montembeault recorded a 17-19-6-2 record with a 2.63 goals against average, .901 save percentage and three shutouts this season with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).
The 6-foot-3, 188-pound native of Bécancour, Quebec was named the Vaughn Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 3 after earning a 3-1 record, 2.27 goals against average and .933 save percentage during Blainville’s first round playoff series vs. Val-d’Or. Montembeault finished the postseason with a 2.45 goals against average, .925 save percentage and one shutout.
Montembeault was originally selected by Florida in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.