The 29-year-old has a 6-3-2 record, 1.95 goals-against average and .939 save percentage in 12 games with the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League this season, his seventh in professional hockey. He has also posted a 10-2-0 record, 2.66 GAA and .917 save percentage in 13 games with the Orlando Solar Bears in the ECHL. He spent most of last season with Orlando after playing in Germany in 2011-12.
Curry, one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award in 2006-07 while playing for Boston University, was 2-2-0 in four NHL appearances with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2008-10.
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4