NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 03: Center Ryan Carter #20 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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