TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 8: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walks out of the locker room for the pre-game skate against the New Jersey Devils at the St. Pete Times Forum on October 8, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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