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Breaking News: Winnipeg Jets sign Al Montoya

The Jets signed Al Montoya to backup Ondrej Pavelc.

As per Scott Brown, Senior Director Corporate Communications;
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Montoya Quick Facts:

Age: 27

Team Last year:  New York Islanders

Record:  9-11-5

G.A.A.:  3.11

Save %:  0.893

Contract:  601 K for 1 year.

Conference Call:

Can he forgive Kane for running him over?

– Jokingly said he can’t remember. Said he’s happy to have Evander Kane on his team.
Kane goes hard to net

How did he end up in Winnipeg?

– Jets are a young team and he liked the direction the team is heading in.

How many games would he like to play?

– Its about being ready and happy to back up Pavs. Did say whether its 20 or 30.

Did the convo with goalie coach Flaherty help make decision?

– He has a lot of respect. Played against him in the minors.

What will it be like getting the start in Winnipeg?

Walking in as opposition gave him chills. Compared it to playing at UofM