OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 13: Wearing the new heritage jersey, Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators stands alone in the hallway outside the locker room before taking in warm-ups prior to a game against the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Place on October 13, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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