CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild approaches the puck as Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks reaches from behind in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 30, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4