Bring The Hammer

By Brendan O'Reilly

July 22, 2010 Updated Sep 24, 2008 at 10:36 PM EDT

A season ago in Sens camp there was a learning curve. A steep learning curve at that.
But this season that curve is flattening out.
The coach has a year under his belt, and unlike a season ago, there are already over a dozen players familiar with the system in place.
Perhaps most importantly, their captain is also back.
Denis Hamel said he was surprised to be sent down from Ottawa so quickly, but he's ready to get to work.
That includes his role on the ice scoring goals, and off the ice helping rookies.

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