Hammond Stops 42 Shots For First NHL Win

By February 18, 2015Other News
Former Falcon Andrew Hammond knew he’d get another shot in the NHL. He made the most of his opportunity Wednesday, helping the Ottawa Senators earn a 4-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens in his first career NHL start.

The BC native was constantly challenged, stopping 13-16-13 respective shots by period. The 42 save performance earned Hammond “First Star” honors and could lead to a second consecutive start Saturday if Robin Lehner and Craig Anderson remain out of the lineup with injuries.

With the win Hammond has a 1-0-0 record in three games in the the NHL with a 2.08 GAA and .933 save percentage. Hammond is the first Falcon to start an NHL game since Mike Liut did it for the Washington Capitals during the 1991-1992 NHL season.

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Drew is a co-founder and the editor for BGSUHockey.com. When he’s not in the press box he makes (legal) drugs at a northwest Ohio compounding pharmacy. Drew is entering his eighth season covering Falcon hockey and has been a fan of the program since his time as a student beginning in 2003. He can be reached on Twitter @BGSUHockeySite and by e-mail at Drew@bgsuhockey.com.

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