LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings leaves the ice after warming up prior to the game against the San Jose Sharks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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