A two-year contract extension has been granted to Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen. The agreement, valid until the end of the 2024-2025 season, has an average annual value of $3.85 million.
The Club de Canadian hockey, Kent Hughes, made the announcement Saturday morning in a press release.
The Canadiens agree to the terms of a two-year contract extension (2023-2024 to 2024-2025) with goaltender Jake Allen. #GoHabsGo https://t.co/FkZ81oxNnE
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 1, 2022
The 32-year-old Allen played 35 games with CH last season, posting a 9-20-4 record , a 3.30 goals-against-average and a .905 save percentage. The native of Fredericton, New Brunswick also had two shutouts.
During his career, Allen appeared in 353 games with the St. Louis Blues and the Canadiens, presenting a record of 168-126-35. The 6'2'' and 195 lb goaltender has posted a 2.60 goals-against average and a .911 rate since his NHL debut, in addition to having recorded 23 shutouts.
Selected in the second round (34th overall) in 2008 by St-Louis, Allen was acquired from the Blues in return for a draft pick on September 2, 2020.
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