The Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Zane McIntrye to a two-year entry-level contract, the team announced Tuesday.
— North Dakota MHockey (@UNDmhockey) June 23, 2015
McIntyre was a 2010 6th round pick for Boston. Now 22, McIntyre played NCAA hockey for the University of North Dakota, leading all NCAA D1 goaltenders in wins this season with 29, tied for the second most by a UND goaltender in a single season. In addition his 58 wins over three seasons ties him for the most career wins in team history.He posted a .929 save percentage this season, culminating in him being UND’s all-time record holder in goals against average at 2.08 and save percentage at .927.
He was also the recipient of the Mike Richter Award, given annually to the NCAA’s most outstanding goaltender. He was also one of the three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.
Via a post at the team’s site, GM Don Sweeney said:
The Bruins are very excited to have Zane as a part of our organization… He had a tremendous career at North Dakota and while it was a difficult decision for him to leave, we all feel he is ready to start his pro development and that he will be an NHL goalie.
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Dustin Nelson writes about news and the Minnesota Wild for The Hockey Writers.