A sad and worrying publication for Jake Allen brought to light

Published April 17, 2023 at 8:38
BY WILSON SALAUN
As you know, among the players who made a strong impression for the Montreal Canadiens this season, we find goaltender Samuel Montembeault. He demonstrated his potential to take on greater responsibilities and could even start next season as the number one goaltender, despite initial expectations.

In fact, fans have expressed their support for Montembeault as the number one goaltender, making this choice an easy decision. TVA Sports network has released a worrying poll for Allen, who appears to have lost the fans' support to be the number one goaltender.

The poll in question, cited by TVA Sports, reflects this concern:

"Who will be the starting goalie next season, according to the fans"



According to the poll results cited by TVA Sports, only 6.9% of fans voted for Jake Allen as the number one goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens. In contrast, 60.3% of fans voted for Samuel Montembeault as the number one goaltender, while 32.8% believed that a new goaltender, such as Yaroslav Askarov, would be acquired by general manager Kent Hughes this summer.

Montembeault, who is 26 years old, played in 40 games this season, compiling a record of 16-19-3, a goals against average of 3.42, and a save percentage of 0.901. These numbers have clearly impressed fans and sparked discussions about his ability to take on the role of the number one goaltender for the next season.


Indeed, it is understandable that Jake Allen may not be happy about losing his position as the number one goaltender, but it is encouraging to see that he is a respected teammate and veteran of the team, willing to accept his role whatever decision is made by the coach and team management. His presence and professional attitude will be valuable to the team, whether as a supporting goaltender or as a mentor for young players on the team.

Source: https://twitter.com/RDThockey/status/1647655093792296960
ACCORDING TO YOU, WHO WILL BE THE STARTING GOALIE FOR THE CANADIENS NEXT SEASON?
APRIL 17      195 ANSWERS
ALLEN2010.3 %
MONTEMBEAULT11156.9 %
A NEW GOALIE6432.8 %
  LIST OF POLLS
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