BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 06: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning heads towards the ice between teammates Vincent Lecavalier #4 and Steve Downie #9 for their game against the Buffalo Sabres on January 6, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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