BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 03: Referee Stephane Auger (L) lets Jayda Soules, 11, try on his offical's jersey with the help of linesman Michel Cormier (R) before the game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Columbus Blue Jackets at HSBC Arena on December 3, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final