Valeri Nichushkin #43 of the Dallas Stars tries to get to the puck against Alex Pietrangelo #27 and Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues at the American Airlines Center on April 11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI)
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