– The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Dany Sabourin from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Sabourin, 31, is 18-12-5 with a 2.76 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage in 37 games with Hershey this season. He spent all of last season with the Bears, recording a 14-9-0 record with a 2.45 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage in 23 games.
The 6’4”, 204-pound Sabourin has appeared in 57 career NHL games with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins and the Vancouver Canucks, compiling a record of 18-25-0-4 with a 2.88 goals-against average and an .898 save percentage.
The Val-d’Or, Quebec, native was originally Calgary’s fourth-round choice, 108th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He will wear No. 35 and participate in this morning’s practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.