– Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has activated goaltender Anton Khudobin
(hoo-DOH-bihn) from injured reserve and assigned him to Charlotte of the American Hockey League (AHL) for a conditioning stint. In addition, the team placed defenseman Jay Harrison
on injured reserve due to a concussion suffered at Tampa Bay on Dec. 21.
Khudobin, 27, has played three games this season for the Hurricanes, going 2-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and .929 save percentage. He has not appeared in game action since suffering an ankle injury on Oct. 13 against Phoenix. Born in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, Khubobin has a career NHL record of 16-5-0 with a 2.03 goals-against average and .932 save percentage in 24 games with Minnesota, Boston and Carolina.