PANTHERS LOAN G SAM MONTEMBEAULT TO THUNDERBIRDSFeb 19, 2019
SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced that the club has loaned goaltender Sam Montembeault to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Montembeault, 22, has appeared in 36 games for Springfield, owning a 13-14-7 record, a 3.17 goals-against average, .900 save percentage and one shutout. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound native of Becancour, Quebec, represented Springfield at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic.
Over his first two professional seasons, Montembeault has appeared in 77 career AHL games, posting a 26-37-10 mark, 3.21 goals-against average, .898 save percentage and three shutouts.
He was originally selected by Florida in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.