San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Carter Hutton from the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
Antero Niittymaki suffered a new lower body injury while prepping for the Washington game.
Hutton dressed as Antti Niemi
’s back-up for the Sharks game on Feb. 5 in Boston.
In 12 games this season with Worcester, Hutton has posted a 2.97 goals-against average and an .896 save percentage with one shutout.
He was signed by San Jose as a free agent on July 1, 2010.