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Canadiens sign free agent goaltender Robert Mayer

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TSN.ca Staff
9/25/2008 11:37:04 AM
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The Montreal Canadiens signed free agent goaltender Robert Mayer to a three-year contract on Thursday that will see the Havirov, Czech Republic, native in the Habs organization through to the 2010-11 season.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Mayer was invited to the Canadiens' rookie camp on a try-out basis, and also participated in the team's development camp last July. He is one of six goaltenders currently attending the Canadiens' training camp.
 
Mayer is a member of the Saint John Sea Dogs of the QMJHL. In two games  this season (1-1-0), he's posted a .929 save percentage. Last season, Mayer played in 32 games with Saint John, posted a 16-11-0 record, a 3.77 goals-against average and a .877 save percentage, along with two shutouts.

An athlete with a dual citizenship (Swiss/Czech Republic), Mayer represented the Swiss National Team at the 2008 World Junior Championship presented in the Czech Republic. He posted a 1-4-0 record, a 3.17 goals-against average and a .895 save percentage.

Robert Mayer (Photo: Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)
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