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Coyotes Acquire a Sixth-Round Pick in 2011 NHL Draft from Islanders for Montoya

Wednesday, 02.9.2011 / 5:00 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Acquire a Sixth-Round Pick in 2011 NHL Draft from Islanders for Montoya
Wednesday, February 09, 2011

GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired a sixth-round draft choice in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft from the New York Islanders in exchange for goaltender Al Montoya.

In 21 games with the San Antonio Rampage (AHL) this season, Montoya has posted an 11-8-0 record with a 3.19 goals against average and .891 save percentage.

In 2008-09, Montoya played in five games with the Coyotes, posting a 3-1-0 record with a 2.08 goals against average.

Montoya was acquired from the New York Rangers on Feb. 26, 2008. He was drafted by the Rangers in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us