DENVER - DECEMBER 19: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche skates during the pre-game warmup before facing off against Roman Hamrlik #44 and the Montreal Canadiens at the Pepsi Center on December 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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