CAREER: Re-signed by Detroit in July after spending 2013-14 on an AHL contract with Grand Rapids...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids...2009 OHL Second-Team All-Star...2007 OHL All-Rookie Team and Third-Team All-Star.
2014-15: Earned his 1st NHL win in a relief effort on 1/18 vs. BUF...Has appeared in 21 games for the Griffins this season, posting a 10-8-3 record with a 2.33 GAA and .911 SV%...Has won five straight starts with GR since returning from last NHL call-up.
2013-14: Posted career-best numbers in his fifth AHL campaign, ranking among league leaders with 24 wins (T10th), a 2.30 GAA (4th) and a .922 SV% (T4th).
OTHER: Nominated for 2013-14 AHL Man of the Year Award by Grand Rapids for his work in the community.
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