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Anton Khudobin is likely to make his first start of the season for the Bruins on Monday night in Carolina, and if he can continue to do anything like he did in his first start with the B’s last  year, Boston could be looking at one of the game’s best backups. That’s a pretty bold claim, of course, but Khudobin did show flashes of brilliance in his first start with the Bruins last year after coming over in a trade with Minnesota in 2011. Khudobin made that one start with the B’s coming April 5 of last year against the Ottawa Senators. He was simply phenomenal, too, being tested early and often by the Sens. Khudobin turned away 44 of the 45 shots he faced to help the B’s to the win, as the club picked up point No. 100 on the season. Khudobin was peppered with shots from the get-go, using a bevy of kick saves to pick up the win. That wasn’t all he showed off, though, making a highlight-reel glove save on Daniel Alfredsson in the third period to help protect was then a 2-1 B’s lead. See...

Anton Khudobin Proves He Is Ready to Play, Helps Bruins Keep Rolling With Strong 2013 Debut

Anton Khudobin waited patiently for his chance to get back out on NHL ice. He got his first chance to do that since April 5 on Monday night, and he didn’t disappoint. The absence of Tim Thomas meant that Tuukka Rask would get a chance to show what he could do as the starter. It also meant that Khudobin, who has spent most of his Bruins career in Providence, would also get a chance...

Anton Khudobin will start in net tonight

With Tuukka Rask starting the first four games so far, Bruins backup goalie Anton Khudobin is expected to get his first start of the season tonight against the Hurricanes, per Naoko Funayama: Khudobin in net tonight for #Bruins. Julien has said he wants to work him in with 4 games this week.— Naoko Funayama (@NaokoFunayama) January 28, 2013 The 26-year old backup won his only start...

RECAP: Khudobin, Bruins Odd-Man Units Come Up Big. BRUINS WIN!

  Holy jeebus that was an exciting game. Bruins blew two leads including a two-goal lead only to cocktease the Carolina Hurricanes and win 5-3. It was Anton Khudobin's first start of the season and he did exactly what the Bruins needed him to do -- be solid, make some big saves and let Tuukka Rask rest up for tomorrow's home game against the NJ Devils. Mission accomplished...

Bruins Bend, Don’t Break In Carolina

Bruins 5, Hurricanes 3 After getting swept in their season series a year ago, the Bruins faced a revamped Carolina Hurricanes team in Raleigh on Monday night. Backup goaltender Anton Khudobin got his first start of the season to give Tuukka Rask a rest before Tuesday night’s game against the Devils. Just over three minutes into the game, after Khudobin got hit with a delay of game...
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