Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 5, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Iowa (AHL), October 4, 2013.
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18