SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 6: Goaltender Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals stands quietly on the bench prior to the start of the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 6, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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