Skip to main content

Montreal Canadiens sign goaltender Robert Mayer to three-year contract

MONTREAL - Robert Mayer has been rewarded with a contract from the Montreal Canadiens.

The 19-year-old goaltender agreed to a three-year deal with the Habs on Thursday after attending training camp on a tryout. He's a member of the QMJHL's Saint John Sea Dogs. Mayer is 1-1 in two games this season after posting a 16-11-0 record last year.

The Czech-born goalie has dual citizenship with Switzerland and represented that country at last year's world junior championship.

Mayer attended Montreal's development camp in July before earning an invitation to rookie camp and training camp.

TOP HEADLINES

Carolina Hurricanes
Play

Why are the Carolina Hurricanes Playing Below Expectations?

Adam Proteau examines the Carolina Hurricanes, who were thought to be Cup contenders but are currently fourth in the Metropolitan Division.

Auston Matthews
Play

The NHL All-In Power Rankings: Top Five

Mike Stephens looks at five NHL teams who are the most all-in for a Stanley Cup. It is Cup or Bust for these aging and salary cap-strapped teams.

Connor Bedard
Play

Connor Bedard's Point Streak Hits 22 Games as Pats Beat Giants

Connor Bedard set his WHL career-best point streak Friday night against the Vancouver Giants — where some Canucks fans already had Bedard on their jersey.