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Hurricanes Recall Khudobin from Charlotte

Netminder was first star in Checkers’ win Monday night

Tuesday, 12.31.2013 / 12:15 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Hurricanes Recall Khudobin from Charlotte
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has recalled goaltender Anton Khudobin (hoo-DOH-bihn) from Charlotte of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Khudobin, 27, played two games during his conditioning stint with the Checkers, going 1-1 with a 3.03 goals-against average and .928 save percentage. He was named first star of Charlotte’s game on Monday night, stopping 41 shots in the Checkers’ 3-2 win at Rockford. Khudobin played three NHL games this season for the Hurricanes, going 2-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and .929 save percentage, prior to 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.