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)
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season