Boston Bruins: 8 Best Goalies to Have Come Through the Providence Pipeline

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Boston Bruins: 8 Best Goalies to Have Come Through the Providence Pipeline
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With Anton Khudobin the presumptive backup for the foreseeable future, Niklas Svedberg and Michael Hutchinson are at the forefront among goaltenders in the Boston Bruins’ minor league system.

For what one month of AHL action are worth, Svedberg is a decisive front-runner to be summoned first if and when the parent club returns to action and requires a call-up over the course of its next season. It certainly does not hurt his cause to be drawing more attention from the media and the front office that have been filling their extra time in Providence.

Both halves of the incumbent tandem in Boston, as well as another recent member who has consciously left his future with the team ambiguous, have followed a two-decade-long precedent of backstopping the Baby B's before regularly occupying the Causeway crease.

With Khudobin and Svedberg the early favorites to be the next entries, here is a timeline of the best Bruins backstops in the team’s 21-year history of basing its AHL prospects in Providence.

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