UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin #38 of the Edmonton Oilers leaves the ice after warmups prior to their game against the New York Islanders on November 2, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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