NEW YORK - DECEMBER 23: A Christmas tree stands in the mall of the arena for the holiday season prior to the New York Rangers game against the Florida Panthers on December 23, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)
We never really stopped believing in ourselves. We were hearing a lot of things about our team in the regular season. Seems like we put things back together at the right time and we're back in the finals with this group. We know what we have in this room, we believe in each other, we believe in the organization and it really matter what other people say.
— Patrick Sharp after Blackhawks clinched Western Conference title with Game 7 win vs. Ducks