DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 23: Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings carries the puck around his net while Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks reaches after during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on February 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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