Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have assigned goaltender Michael Hutchinson to the Manitoba Moose.
Hutchinson has a 2-1-0 record with the Jets this season while compiling a 3.26 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage in those three games. The 28-year-old goalie has played in 21 games for Manitoba this season and has a 15-2-4 record while leading the AHL with a .942 SV%. Hutchinson's 1.95 GAA ranks second in the AHL as well. He was named AHL Goaltender of the Month for both November and December as he helped the Moose to a 16-game point streak (15-0-1) from Nov. 15-Dec. 22/17.
Hutchinson was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the third round (77th overall) in the 2008 NHL Draft and was signed as a free agent by the Jets on July 19/13. The Barrie, Ontario native has played 102 games for Winnipeg where he has a 43-39-11 record with three shutouts, a 2.65 GAA, and a .910 SV%.