NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 03: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during warmups prior to playing in his 1000th NHL regular season game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on October 3, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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