TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 9: Head Coach Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Head Coach Adam Oats of the Washington Capitals discuss the issues with the ice with referees Dave Jackson #8 and Frederick L'Ecuyer #17 prior to the start of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season