G Samuel Montembeault signs two-year extension with Canadiens

Buffalo Sabres left wing Brandon Biro (46) and Montreal Canadiens goalie Sam Montembeault watch the puck during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. (Peter McCabe/CP)

The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Samuel Montembeault to a two-year contract extension, the club announced Monday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Montembeault, 25, compiled an 8-18-6 record in 38 games with the Canadiens last season, along with a 3.77 goals-against average and a .891 save percentage.

Claimed off waivers by the Canadiens last October, Montembeault has a career record of 17-26-9 with a 3.54 GAA and .892 save percentage with the Florida Panthers and Canadiens.

The Panthers picked the Becancour, Que. native in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.

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