1970 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Round Overall
4 45
Cal Hammond
Selected by Montreal from Flin Flon (WCHL)
Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers
Cal Hammond

5-foot-8, 160 pounds

Left-hand catcher


Pre-Draft Statistics

Year Team League GP W-L-T GAA SO SV%
1968-69 Flin Flon WCHL 19 -- 2.71 1 n/a
1969-70 Flin Flon WCHL 24 -- 3.59 2 n/a

Pre-Draft Notes

Was backup goaltender to Ray Martyniuk, who was also drafted by Montreal.
Canadian • Born November 25, 1950 in Flin Flon, Manitoba • Hometown: Snow Lake, Manitoba

After the Draft


Full Name: Calvin Hammond

Post-Draft Teams: Flin Flon (WCHL); Cleveland (AHL); Clinton (EHL); Saginaw (IHL); Thompson (Manitoba Sr.)

Coaching Career: Served as assistant coach of Flin Flon (SJHL) in 2000-01 season, when Bombers were host team and runner-up for 2001 Royal Bank Cup.

Career Beyond Hockey: Returned to Flin Flon, Manitoba, after his retirement and was active in Bomber Alumni Association.

Family: Father of British Columbia sports-talk radio and Tier II play-by-play broadcaster Evan Hammond, who was 2012-13 BCHL Broadcaster of the Year.

Total Selected: 115
Forwards: 67
Defense: 36
Goaltenders: 12
Major Junior: 87
College Players: 18
Canadian: 109
Euro-Canadian: 0
American: 6
European: 0
Reached NHL: 62
Won Stanley Cup: 12
Hall of Fame: 3
All-Star Game: 11
Year-end All-Star: 4
Olympians: 2
Picks Traded: 13


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