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Montreal Canadiens Extend Jake Allen

10/01/2022 at 8:33am EDT

MONTREAL - Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced today that the team has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with goaltender Jake Allen (until the end of the 2024-25 season). The deal has an average annual value of $3.85 million.

Allen, 32, played 35 games with the Canadiens last season, registering a 9-20-4 record, a 3.30 GAA and a .905 save percentage. The Fredericton, NB native also earned two shutouts.

Allen played 353 NHL career games with the Blues and Canadiens, showing a 168-126-35 record. The 6'2'' and 195 lbs netminder posted a 2.60 GAA and .911 save percentage since making his NHL debuts, in addition to recording 23 shutouts.

Drafted in the second round (34th overall) by St. Louis in 2008, Allen was acquired from the Blues on September 2, 2020, in exchange for draft picks.

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