Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Hurricanes and goaltender Anton
Khudobin have reached an agreement on a two-year, $4.5 million contract, the
team announced Tuesday.
Khudobin, 27, will earn $2 million for the 2014-15 season and $2.5 million in
"We are pleased to be able to keep Anton with the Hurricanes," Hurricanes
president and general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. "He has
played well this season and signing him helps solidify our team's goaltending
The Kazakhstani goaltender has a 13-8-0 record, .927 save percentage and 2.17
goals-against average in 22 games for the Hurricanes this season. He tied the
franchise record for wins in a month with 10 in January.
The Hurricanes signed Khudobin to a one-year, $800,000 deal last July after he
went 9-4-1 as Tuukka Rask's backup with Boston last season.
Khudobin has a 27-13-1 record in 43 NHL games since being taken in the seventh
round of the 2004 draft by Minnesota. He played sparingly for the Wild and
Bruins before last season.
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