NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Defenseman Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers knocks down Alex Tanguay #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning as he backs into the net during the third period of an NHL game at Madison Square Garden on February 14, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18