SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 23: Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres is defended by Brad Staubitz #59 and Kent Huskins #40 of the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on January 23, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4