National Hockey League roundup

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[January 07, 2017]  Jan 6 (The Sports Xchange) - The Boston Bruins recalled goaltender Zane McIntyre from Providence of the American Hockey League on Friday.

McIntyre, 24, is undefeated with Providence in 2016-17, compiling a 10-0-0 record.

The Bruins also assigned goaltender Anton Khudobin to Providence.

Khudobin, 30, played in eight games (seven starts) with Boston this season, compiling a 1-5-1 record with a 3.06 goals-against average and .885 save percentage.

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The Washington Capitals recalled forward Liam O'Brien from the Hershey Bears of the AHL.

O'Brien, 22, has one goal and one assist in 13 career games with the Capitals.

The Halifax, Nova Scotia, native signed with Washington as a free agent on Oct. 6, 2014.

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The Chicago Blackhawks assigned Swedish defenseman Gustav Forsling and forward Spencer Abbott to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.

Forsling, 20, has one goal and three assists in 32 games in his first season with the Blackhawks.

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 Abbott, 28, appeared in one game with the Blackhawks this season after being recalled from Rockford on Tuesday.

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The Dallas Stars loaned defenseman Patrik Nemeth to the Texas Stars of the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

Nemeth, 24, has been in 16 games with Dallas in 2016-17 but has yet to record a point, making 17 hits, 19 blocked shots and 18 shots on goal. He skated in 84 career regular-season NHL games, all with Dallas, and registered 11 assists. (Editing by Andrew Both)

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