NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16: Young fans hold up signs while watching warm-ups prior to the game between the New York Rangers and the San Jose Sharks at Madison Square Garden on March 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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