UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 16: NYPD officer stands guard outside of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers on April 16, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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