LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Dwayne Johnson and Kings mascot Bailey pose for a photo prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Boston Bruins on January 16, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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