TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Ryan Malone #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning talks to teammates during pre-game skate against the Minnesota Wild at the St. Pete Times Forum on November 14, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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