LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings talks with Darroll Powe #14 of the Minnesota Wild prior to the game at Staples Center on November 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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