Hogberg turned aside 19 shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Canucks. The Sens built a 3-0 lead early in the second period and Hogberg never let Vancouver get within a goal as he picked up his second straight win and fifth of the season. Despite the recent success, the 26-year-old netminder is still saddled with a rough 3.74 GAA and .876 save percentage through 14 appearances, but with Matt Murray (lower body) sidelined, the No. 1 job in Ottawa belongs to Hogberg by default,
Hogberg will start between the pipes in Wednesday's home game versus Vancouver, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports. Hogberg was sharp in his last start Monday against the Canucks, stopping 25 of 26 shots en route to a 2-1 victory. The 26-year-old goaltender will try to pick up a second straight win in a rematch with the same Vancouver squad Wednesday.
Hogberg stopped 25 shots in Monday's 2-1 win over the Canucks. Rookie defenseman Olli Juolevi got a puck past him late in the first period, but otherwise Hogberg had Vancouver's number in this one. The netminder recorded his first win since Feb. 15, and while he was little used in between those victories, Hogberg suddenly sits at the top of Ottawa's depth chart with Matt Murray (lower body) and Anton Forsberg (lower body) both on the mend. Through 13 appearances this season, Hogberg carries a poor 3.82 GAA and .877 save percentage.
Hogberg is working in the starter's crease at Monday's morning skate, suggesting he'll be in net against the Canucks, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Matt Murray and Anton Forsberg both suffered lower-body injuries over the weekend, leaving Hogberg as the top healthy option in Ottawa's crease. Filip Gustavsson was called up from AHL Belleville and will work as Hogberg's backup against a Canucks team that has gone 3-1-0 since returning from an extended COVID-19 layoff, including a split with the Senators.
Hogberg gave up two goals on 20 shots in relief of Matt Murray (lower body) in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Canucks. Hogberg was forced to come into the game after Murray was hurt in the second period. The 26-year-old Hogberg immediately surrendered a power-play goal to Brock Boeser, and Tanner Pearson added the decisive tally in the third period. Through 12 appearances, Hogberg has a 2-7-0 record with a 4.14 GAA and an .869 save percentage in 12 appearances. With Anton Forsberg (lower body) also out Saturday, Hogberg's the only healthy goalie on the Senators roster -- they'll likely need to recall a netminder before facing the Canucks again Monday.
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