VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 1: Ryan O'Reilly #37 of the Colorado Avalanche tapes his sticks before the game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place on November 1, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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