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Sabres recall Hammond with Hutton unavailable against Ducks

Marcus Johansson will also miss game with illness

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber /

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled goaltender Andrew Hammond from the Rochester Americans for this afternoon's game against the Anaheim Ducks. 

Goaltender Carter Hutton will not be available due to family circumstances. Rookie Jonas Johansson made 18 saves in his first NHL start against Detroit on Friday. 

The team also announced that forward Marcus Johansson will be unavailable due to an illness. Sabres coach Ralph Krueger will address the media around 1:20 p.m., with updates to follow here and on Twitter @BuffaloSabres. 

Hammond, 31, is 13-10-2 with a .904 save percentage in 27 games with Rochester this season. He's played 56 NHL games in his career, posting a record of 27-15-6 with a .923 save percentage. 

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