Chicago Blackhawks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five
VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 9: Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks reaches around Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks chasing the puck during Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at General Motors Place on May 9, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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