Peter Budaj RUMORS & NEWS

  • Peter Budaj and the Habs blank Rangers 2-0

    Montreal Gazette "Tomas Plekanec scored his sixth goal of the season on a power play at 16:34 of the second period and goaltender Peter Budaj did the rest as the Canadiens defeated the New York Rangers 2-0 in the first hockey game played in the renovated Madison Square Garden. Michael Bournival found Plekanec in..." October 29

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    Understand this: #Habs goalie call tonight is ALL about giving Budaj a start. It is NOT about taking a start away from Price

  • Budaj gets start, and a two-year contract extension

    Montreal Gazette "Canadiens coach Michel Therrien and general manager Marc Bergevin each demonstrated his confidence in backup goaltender Peter Budaj on Wednesday. Shortly after Therrien announced Budaj would start against the Buffalo Sabres Thursday night, the Canadiens announced that the 30-year-old Budaj has..." April 10

  • Budaj shuts out Hurricanes

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Brandon Prust, who is not known for his scoring prowess, snapped a 0-0 tie at 2:06 of the third period and the Canadiens went on to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 Monday night at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens received another strong performance from backup goaltender Peter Budaj,..." February 19

  • Canadiens, Budaj Downgrade Hurricanes 3-0

    Rant Sports "When the Montreal Canadiens failed to capitalize on three power play opportunities in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes, they could have just turtled and surrendered; but they did not. With the anemic production of the Habs power play unit this season, the Bell Centre has..." February 18

  • Habs back up Budaj for win over Flyers

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens said they wanted to give backup goaltender Peter Budaj more support and they did just that, limiting the Philadelphia Flyers to 19 shots en route to a 4-1 victory Saturday night at the Bell Centre. It was the third straight win for the Canadiens, who moved into first place in the..." February 17