TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 28: Eric Brewer #2 of the Tampa Bay Lightning looks up to greet fans as he heads out to the ice for pre-game skate against the Montreal Canadiens at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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