Al Montoya

Al Montoya

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/201 lbs
Born: Chicago, Illinois
Draft: 2004 1st round (6th pick) by the

    Oilers rally, topple Canucks 3-2 in OT behind McDavid's goal

    The Oilers outshot the Canucks 50-27 but struggled to get pucks past Vancouver goalie Spencer Martin until midway through the third period. The 26-year-old netminder stopped 47 shots in just his second NHL game of the season and fifth of his career. He was pressed into action after both Canucks all-star Thatcher Demko and backup Jaroslav Halak were added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

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    Ultimate hockey lifer Adam Cracknell on Canada's Olympic team

    Article content If it’s true the clothes make the man, then winger Adam Cracknell, who has worn 21 different jerseys throughout his hockey playing odyssey, knows all about that. Article content He’s been everywhere — six NHL stops, 11 in the American Hockey League, in Denmark, also China —but with apologies to the Mallards of Quad City and the Gulls of San Diego, this new sweater isn’t for the birds. We apologize, but this video has failed to load.

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    4 Realistic Options for Oilers to Address Goaltending Issues

    Multiple reports have the Edmonton Oilers going after some goaltending help this season. It appears general manager Ken Holland has seen enough and finally realized that his reliance on an unhealthy Mike Smith, an inconsistent Mikko Koskinen, and a combination of rookies isn’t going to get the team where it needs to be. While a number of names have been thrown out there in connection with the Oilers, most of the names aren’t all that realistic.