The Ducks have assigned goaltender Anton Khudobin
to the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Khudobin, 29 (5/7/86), posted a 3-3-0 record with one shutout, a 2.70 goals-against average (GAA) and .908 save percentage (SV%) in eight games for the Ducks this season. Khudobin earned his first win as a Duck on Oct. 18 vs. Minnesota and recorded his fifth career shutout in a 1-0 victory on Nov. 7 at San Jose.
Acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman James Wisniewski on June 27, 2015, Khudobin has gone 44-39-8 with five shutouts, a 2.42 GAA and .918 SV% in 99 career NHL games with Anaheim (2015-16), Carolina (2013-15), Boston (2011-13) and Minnesota (2009-11). The 5-11, 203-pound goaltender has appeared in 158 career AHL games, posting a 69-63-11 record with nine shutouts, a 2.53 GAA and .913 SV%. Khudobin, selected by Minnesota in the seventh round (206th overall) of the 2004 NHL Draft, last appeared in the AHL in 2013-14 with Charlotte (1-1-0, 3.03 GAA, .928 SV%).