GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 07: Anders Nilsson #45 and Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders warm up prior to taking on the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on January 7, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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