Thread: Confirmed with Link: Al Montoya signs with Jets (1 year, $601k)
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07-05-2012, 04:29 PM
Le Golie
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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
You are always looking for an improvement, but there is really not options out there right now. Pasquale is nowhere near ready, and the only UFA options left are raw rookies/AHL veterans or a terrible options like Dan Ellis. Montoya will be fine for 15-20 starts, IMO, kinda like a Jason Labarbera (dominate AHLer, below average NHL backup). Not the best situation, but not a terrible one either.
Free agency options have dried up for sure. And Pasquale is definitely not ready. The Jets might luck into another goalie through waivers though, there are always a few decent goalies that teams try and sneak through waivers when cuts start getting made.

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