Al Montoya enjoyed some of the best moments of his career as an NHL backup with the Florida Panthers. Maybe facing his old team will help him turn things around after some early struggles with the Montreal Canadiens?
A highlight reel save won’t erase that 10-0 blowout from the Columbus Blue Jackets, yet it’s also true that Montoya’s enjoyed enough moments that he can redeem himself.
But, really, that’s a discussion for later on. For now, let’s gape in awe at Montoya’s sprawling save, which you can watch in the video above.
Update: To make things even sweeter, the Canadiens helped Montoya get the win with this overtime-clincher.
Higher on the radar for the Penguins is the situation for Conor Sheary, who has been absent from the ice since about midway through the first period. PHT will keep an eye out for updates on what could be yet another injury for the health-challenged Pens.
Dreading the work week? Watch this dog get ‘ice time’ with puck
Life is difficult, complex and confusing. Good thing we have dog videos.
Forgive this video being one night late, but for those of us who watch cute animal clips, time is a furry circle. Or something like that.
Anyway, this golden retriever got a little “ice time” before the Washington Capitals’ game against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday in what would end up being a 4-1 win for the Caps. It’s an excellent video featuring a top-notch, hilarious pooch.
Patrik Laine and Auston Matthews are locked with identical goals (34), assists (27) and points (61) on Sunday, which is remarkable since Laine has played in 67 games versus 75 for Matthews. He won’t get a chance to beef up his numbers on Sunday, either.
It looks like the high-scoring rookie is missing the Winnipeg Jets’ contest against the Vancouver Canucks because of an illness, according to TSN’s Sara Orlesky.
The Jets are almost assured to miss the playoffs, so seeing Laine lose a chance to bolster his Calder argument adds a little extra sadness to the night.
NHL schedules hearing for Micheal Haley’s sucker-punch on Calle Jarnkrok