BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, November 25, that the team has recalled goaltender Anton Khudobin from his conditioning assignment with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Khudobin is expected to join the team for their game against the Calgary Flames tonight (Friday). Sweeney also announced that the team has assigned goaltender Zane McIntyre to the Atlanta Gladiators of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL).
Khudobin, 30, has started two 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. During his three-game conditioning stint with Providence this season, Khudobin compiled a 2-0-1 record with a 3.49 goals against average and .874 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 three games with Boston in 2016-17, posting a 0-2-0 record with a 4.04 goals against average and .859 save percentage. He has also appeared in three games for Providence this season, compiling a 1-0-0 record with a 0.44 goals against average and .977 save percentage.
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.