COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 3: Forward Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shakes pucks loose from on top of the net during the morning skate before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 3, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via 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