WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 28: Alex Ovechkin #8 and Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals warm up before the game against the Boston Bruins at Verizon Center on September 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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