BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 29, that the team has assigned goaltender Zane McIntyre to the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Sweeney also announced that the team has recalled Anton Khudobin goaltender from Providence.
McIntyre, 24, has played in seven games with Boston in 2016-17, posting a 0-3-1 record with a 3.95 goals against average and .860 save percentage. He has also appeared in 13 games for Providence this season, compiling a 11-0-0 record with a 1.44 goals against average and .950 save percentage. McIntyre led the AHL in wins, GAA and save percentage at the time of his recall on January 6.
The 6-foot-2, 206-pound netminder has also been selected to play in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game, which will be held January 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
McIntyre played his first professional season with Providence in 2015-16, recording a 14-8-7 record with a 2.68 goals against average and .898 save percentage in 31 games. He had a six-game point streak (4-0-2) and allowed two goals or fewer in 13 of his 28 complete games.
The Thief River Falls, Minnesota native was originally selected by Boston in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Khudobin, 30, has played in eight games with Boston this season and in his 8-year NHL career, the 5-foot-11, 203-pound netminder has recorded a 44-41-8 record with a 2.45 goals against average and .917 save percentage. Khudobin has also appeared in 10 games with Providence in 2016-17, compiling a 6-3-1 record with a 2.86 goals against average and a .892 save percentage.
The UST-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan native was originally selected by Minnesota in the seventh round (206th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He signed with Boston as a free agent on July 1, 2016.