An overlooked piece of the trade became the Game Five hero.

What a story. What a game. What a memory.

Hammond Shines In Game 5 To Extend Series

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–The Colorado Avalanche has had a next man up mentality all season, and goaltender Andrew Hammond was the embodiment of that attitude Friday night. With Semyon Varlamov and Jonathan Bernier both out with injuries, Hammond made his second career start for the Avalanche and stopped 44…