UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders skates in warmups against the Colorado Avalanche on February 8, 2014 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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