GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 03: Jerred Smithson #25 of the Nashville Predators walks back to the locker room after warm ups to the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on November 3, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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