BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 21, that the team has assigned goaltender Zane McIntyre and defenseman Rob O'Gara to Providence.
McIntyre played in eight career games with Boston posting a 0-4-1 record with a 3.97 goals against average and .858 save percentage.
The 6'2'', 206-pound goaltender has appeared in three games for the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) during the 2017-18 campaign, posting a 2.35 GAA and .914 save percentage.
McIntyre appeared in 31 games for Providence last season, compiling a 21-6-1 record with a 2.03 goals against average and .930 save percentage. McIntyre led the AHL in save percentage and ranked second in goals against average. The 6-foot-2, 206-pound netminder was also selected to play in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game and was named an AHL Second-Team All-Star.
Prior to joining the professional ranks, McIntyre played three seasons with the University of North Dakota, amassing a 58-24-9 record, which ties him for the UND's all-time record in career wins. He also holds UND's all-time record in career goals against average (2.08) and save percentage (.927).
The Thief River Falls, Minnesota native was originally selected by Boston in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
O'Gara, 24, made his 2017-18 debut against the Buffalo Sabres on October 21. In total, O'Gara has played in four games with Boston over his last two seasons.
The beginning of the 2017-18 season marks O'Gara's third season in the professional ranks after joining Providence following his final season at Yale (2015-16). At the American Hockey League level, O'Gara has appeared in 67 games, posting 5-10=15 totals with a combined plus-15 rating.
O'Gara finished up his senior season at Yale in 2015-16 with four goals and eight assists for 12 points with 41 penalty minutes in 30 appearances. The 6'4", 207-pound defenseman recorded a career high in points during the 2014-15 campaign for the Bulldogs, scoring six goals and adding a team-high 15 assists for 21 points with 31 penalty minutes and a plus-15 rating. He also earned first-team AHCA/CCM All America and first-team All-ECAC honors. O'Gara played in all 37 games as a freshman in 2012-13, recording seven assists as he helped Yale capture the 2013 National Championship.
The Massapequa, New York native was drafted by the Bruins in the fifth round (151st overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins assign goaltender Zane McIntyre and defenseman Rob O'Gara to Providence.