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Tomorrow Night's Starter Confirmed: Martin St. Louis Has Made a Surprising Decision

Published December 20, 2023 at 3:20 PM

In the last few minutes, Martin St-Louis has confirmed excellent news during the press conference following the team's morning practice.

Indeed, he officially announced that Samuel Montembeault will be in goal for the Canadiens tomorrow night in the matchup against the Minnesota Wild. It is evident that the head coach of the Tricolore is increasingly trusting the Quebec goaltender, demonstrating that he is undoubtedly the future number one of the organization.

"Samuel Montembeault will face the Wild tomorrow night." - Patrick Friolet

This decision will certainly please the fans of the CH, as Monty is clearly the best-performing goalie since the start of the 2023-2024 season.

If some doubted his real potential, he is clearly proving his critics wrong, being one of the best goalies in the entire NHL at five-on-five. Additionally, the 27-year-old goalie is greatly helping the Montreal team to earn points in the standings, having recorded a record of seven wins, four losses, and two overtime defeats this year.

He is simply sensational in front of the Canadiens' net, on track to have his best season in his career with a goals-against average of 2.79 and a save percentage of 0.911.

Certainly, it's a safe bet that the CH's general manager, Kent Hughes, is very satisfied to see his protege accumulate victories, especially after the vote of confidence he gave him by granting a three-season contract extension.

December 20   |   433 answers
Tomorrow Night's Starter Confirmed: Martin St. Louis Has Made a Surprising Decision

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