Devils Acquire Goaltender From Canadiens

The New Jersey Devils have acquired Andrew Hammond from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Nate Schnarr. 

Hammond was acquired by Montreal earlier this season and was excellent in the process. In four appearances, he has a 3-0-0 record, 2.40 GAA, and .920 SV%. This is very impressive when remembering that he hadn't had NHL regular-season action since the 2017-18 season. When looking at his play, one wouldn't have guessed that. 

With the Devils, Hammond should see a decent amount of action, as they have had issues with their goaltending all season. Both Mackenzie Blackwood and Jonathan Bernier are sidelined, so this could be a good chance for the veteran to showcase himself for an NHL deal next year. 

The Canadiens have added a pretty interesting prospect in Scharr. In 43 games this season with the Utica Comets, he has 13 goals and 13 assists in 43 games. Perhaps the young defenseman could land himself a call-up if he continues to produce like that. 

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