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Andrew Hammond
Andrew Hammond
Goaltender  - OTT
(AN-droo HAM-uhnd)
Number: 30
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 220
Catches: Left
Born: 11 Feb 1988  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Surrey, BC, Canada

2014-15: Began the season in Binghamton (AHL) … Played 25 games with the B-Sens before an emergency recall to Ottawa on Jan. 29 where he remained for the rest of the season and playoffs … Recorded the first win (42 saves) of his NHL career on Feb. 18 vs. Montreal (4-2 win) in his first career start and became the oldest goaltender (27 years, eight days) in Senators franchise history to register a win in his first career start in that game … Registered the first shutout victory (25 saves) of his NHL career on Feb. 25 at Anaheim (3-0 win) … Became only the second goaltender in NHL history to post consecutive road shutouts against the Ducks and Kings (in either order) – and the first to do so on back-to-back days – when he accomplished the feat at Anaheim and on Feb. 26 at Los Angeles (1-0 win) … Became the first Senators goaltender since March of 2010 (Brian Elliott) to register back-to-back shutout victories … Became the first goaltender in franchise history to win each of his first five starts (while doing so in five consecutive team games) when he helped the club complete its first three-game road sweep of California opponents on Feb. 28 at San Jose (4-2 win) … Became only the second goaltender in NHL history, and the first since Boston’s Frank Brimsek set the mark in 1938-39, to yield two or fewer goals in each of his first 12 career starts when he improved to 11-0-1 on March 17 at Carolina (2-1 OT win) … The win over the Hurricanes also saw him match a Senators record (Ron Tugnutt, 1998-99) for the longest streak of consecutive starts – at any point in a career – without allowing more than two goals … Improved to 14-0-1 to become the first goaltender to earn at least one point in each of his first 15 NHL starts since Patrick Lalime did so over his first 16 starts with Pittsburgh in 1996-97 (14-0-2) on March 23 vs. San Jose (5-2 win) … Was recognized as the NHL’s First Star for the month of March after posting a record of 10-1-1 with a 2.09 goals-against average and .930 save percentage to help the Senators earn a record of 11-3-2 over the month’s 16 games … Became the first goaltender in the NHL’s modern era to earn at least one point in each of his first 12 career road starts when he improved to 20-1-2 (1.79 goals-against average, .941 save percentage, three shutouts) in the team’s regular season finale on April 11 at Philadelphia (3-1 win) … The win over the Flyers saw him conclude the season with a 10-0-2 mark on the road, where he registered a goals-against average of 1.06, a .966 save percentage and each of his three shutout victories (at Anaheim, at Los Angeles and at N.Y. Rangers) … Suffered a back injury on March 26 vs. N.Y. Rangers (5-1 loss) which caused him to miss the team’s next game … Was the monthly Molson Cup award winner for February, March and April … Played in his first NHL playoff game (35 saves) at Montreal on April 15 (4-3 loss) … Following the season, was named one of the three nominees for the Bill Masterton Award (perseverance and dedication to hockey). He also received votes for the Vezina and the Hart trophies. 2013-14: Made his professional debut with Binghamton recording 25 wins in 48 games … Became the first B-Sens rookie goaltender since Kelly Guard in 2005-06 to earn at least 25 victories in one season … Earned the first shutout of his professional career (29 saves) in an 8-0 B-Sens home win over Worcester (2/15/14) … Was recalled to Ottawa on two occasions and made his NHL debut in relief of Robin Lehner on 2/27/14 against Detroit stopping each of the 11 shots he faced in 35 minutes of action … Ranked third among AHL rookies while tying for eighth among league goaltenders in victories … Ranked sixth among AHL goaltenders with 1,419 saves … Earned the first post-season win of his professional career in making 23 saves in a 4-3 home overtime victory over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/26/14). 2012-13: Completed his collegiate career with the Bowling Green State Falcons (CCHA), by appearing in 29 games and recording 10 victories ... Established a new collegiate career high with three shutout wins and a 2.47 goals-against-average ... Signed a two-year entry-level contract with Ottawa (3/20/13) before reaching an amateur tryout agreement with Binghamton ... Did not see any regular-season action with Binghamton. 2011-12: Established a collegiate career high with Bowling Green State in wins (14) in starting each of the Falcons 44 games (which was also a career high) ... Set a single season record for minutes played (2,615:18) ... Made 1,114 saves to account for the second-highest single season total in Bowling Green State hockey history ... Stopped 40 or more shots on five occasions ... Fell one save shy of establishing a new single game record in turning aside 55 shots in a 3-2 CCHA semi-final overtime loss to Michigan on 3/16/12 ... Was presented with the Jim Sears Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player and with the Jim Ruehl Award (Best Defensive Player) for the second consecutive season … Attended the Chicago Blackhawks’ (NHL) annual prospect camp.

 

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