NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 24: Drew Stafford #21, Matt Ellis #37, Nathan Gerbe #42 and Jordan Leopold #3 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrate a goal by Leopold against the New Jersey Devils during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on January 24, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season