Montreal Canadiens Lock Up Jake Allen To Two-Year Contract Extension

The Montreal Canadiens announced on Wednesday that they have signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year extension worth $5.75 million. The contact also includes an annual average value of $2.875 million.

Allen played 24 games last year with the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. He finished with a 12-6-3 record along with a .215 goals-against-average. Allen also posted two shutouts along with a .975 save percentage.

During the 2020 postseason, Allen got the start in four games where he managed to post a 2-1-1 record. He also added a GAA of 1.89 and a .935 save percentage. Career wise, at the NHL level, Jake Allen has started in 289 games.

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He was selected by the organization 34th overall back in 2008. This was in the draft’s second round. Throughout this seven-year span, Allen owns a career record of 148-94-26. This includes a .915 save percentage and a GAA of 2.50.

The Canadian was traded to Montreal from the St. Louis Blues back on September 2nd. He was brought in as a backup to Carey Price in exchange for two selections in this year’s NHL Entry Draft.

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