Hogberg inked a four-year contract with Linkoping HC (Sweden) on Thursday. Given the length of Hogberg's contract, it seems unlikely the 26-year-old netminder will return to the NHL at any point. He appeared in 42 games for the Senators over three years, posting a 9-17-9 record, .894 save percentage and 3.39 GAA.
Per Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, Hogberg won't be qualified by the Senators, which means he'll become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Hogberg hasn't been great in limited action this season, going 4-7-0 while posting a sub-par 3.74 GAA and .876 save percentage in 14 appearances. Matt Murray is locked in as Ottawa's No. 1 netminder, and Filip Gustavsson will likely take over as the Senators' No. 2 option next season, making Hogberg expendable. Nonetheless, Hogberg should still be able to secure a two-way deal with an NHL club for the 2021-22 campaign.
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.
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