News: The Ducks assigned Igor Bobkov to AHL Norfolk on Wednesday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Igor Bobkov was brought up on an emergency basis and did not appear in a game. If the Ducks decide to rest their regular goalies over the rest of the regular season, it will be Frederik Andersen who will pick up the ice time.
News:Igor Bobkov was called up from AHL Norfolk for Friday, the Ducks' official Twitter account reports.
Analysis: The move is listed as an "emergency recall," perhaps indicating Jonas Hiller or Viktor Fasth will not suit up Friday. The 22-year-old appeared in 28 games for Norfok, going 11-17-0 with a .903 save percentage. He was recalled to Anaheim on Apr. 5 but did not appear in a game and was reassigned to Norfolk on Apr. 8.
News:Igor Bobkov was reassigned to AHL Norfolk on Monday.
Analysis: The 22-year-old goalkeeper was brought up late last week for depth, but he didn't make an appearance with the Ducks after the recall. Igor Bobkov owns a 3.10 GAA and a .905 save percentage in 27 games with Norfolk this season.
News:Igor Bobkov was recalled Friday from AHL Norfolk.
Analysis:Igor Bobkov will be with the Ducks on an emergency basis, as Jonas Hiller (illness) is unable to serve as the backup Friday. It's uncertain if Bobkov will be able to arrive in time for Friday's game against Dallas, so the Ducks will be allowed to carry tryout goalie Rob Laurie on standby for the game.
News:Igor Bobkov will split No. 1 duties for Norfolk of the AHL with Frederick Andersen, the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis: He started off the season on a good note, but Igor Bobkov has been outplayed by Andersen of late. Bobkov remains the higher rated prospect, but the edge has narrowed.
News:Igor Bobkov made 38 saves to shut out St John's of the AHL on Sunday.
Analysis: Sunday's shutout was Igor Bobkov's first as a professional. The 21-year-old has started off the AHL season on a tear, going 3-0-0 with a 2.22 goals-against average and .938 save percentage. He's expected to spend the entire 2012-13 season in the AHL, but Bobkov could develop into an NHL goaltender over the next couple of years.
News:Igor Bobkov was assigned to Norfolk of the AHL on Saturday, the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis: The Russian import is considered a legit NHL goaltending prospect, but he'll need to get some work in at the AHL level before getting a serious look from the Ducks.