The Montreal Canadiens have claimed goalie Samuel Montembeault off waivers from the Florida Panthers.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 2, 2021
Montembeault, 24, posted a record of 8-4-1 with a 2.86 goals-against average and .898 save percentage in 13 games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch in 2020-21.
The Bécancour, Que. native has a career NHL record of 9-8-3 with a 3.20 GAA and .892 save percentage in 25 games with the Panthers.
Montembeault was selected in the third round (77th overall) by the Panthers in the 2015 NHL Draft.