Wild, Hammond agree to terms

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The Minnesota Wild agreed to terms with goaltender Andrew Hammond on a one-year, two-way contract on Sunday.

Hammond appeared in 19 AHL games with Belleville and San Antonio last season, posting a record of 9-6-2 with a 3.21 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.

He also made one regular-season start and two postseason starts in the NHL with Colorado, including a 44-save performance vs. Nashville in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.

Hammond has made 99 appearances with Belleville, San Antonio and Binghamton in his AHL career, going 43-43-7 with a 3.11 GAA, a .903 save percentage and three shutouts.

Originally signed by Ottawa as a free agent on March 20, 2013, Hammond began his NHL career by going 14-0-1 and was 20-1-2 with a 1.79 goals-against average, .941 save percentage and three shutouts during his rookie season in 2014-15.

Hammond is 27-15-6 with a 2.31 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and four shutouts in 56 NHL games with the Senators and Avalanche. He is 1-3 with a 3.00 GAA and .924 save percentage in five playoff games.