WHL West First All-Star Team (2000) NHL All-Rookie Team (2004)
Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for Columbus' 4th round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Jonas Ronnqvist) in 2000 Entry Draft, May 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Nykoping (Sweden-2), November 8, 2004. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to knee injury vs. Columbus, November 24, 2010. Traded to New Jersey by NY Islanders for Brian Rolston, July 28. 2011. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 30. 2011.
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