So proud of my bro and ex-teammate @bgsuhammond joing my cousin @jgpageau with the Sens org
— nathan pageau (@pageau13) March 18, 2013
On March 18th, Senators prospect Jean Gabriel Pageau tipped off the masses that the Senators had (likely) made a collegiate free agent signing by retweeting the above and today, the Senators formally announced the signing of Andrew Hammond to a two-year entry level contract.
From their press release:
The Ottawa Senators announced today the club has signed free agent goaltender Andrew Hammond to a two-year entry-level contract. Hammond recently completed his senior collegiate season when his Bowling Green Falcons fell to Notre Dame in the second round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs. Hammond has signed an amateur tryout agreement and will report to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.
Hammond, 25, posted a 10-15-3 record with a 2.47 goals-against average and a .917 save percent...