BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 8, that the team has recalled goaltender Anton Khudobin from the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Sweeney also announced that the team has assigned goaltender Zane McIntyre to Providence.
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 11 games with Providence in 2016-17, compiling a 7-3-1 record with a 2.69 goals against average and .896 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.
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. The 6-foot-2, 206-pound netminder ranks first in the AHL in GAA and save percentage, and was also selected to play in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game.
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.