UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 14: Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 14, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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