Say What?!? – May 30

“I couldn’t have imagined that inside of 12 months that this is the situation I would find myself in. Did I have goals and aspirations and did I think it was a possibility? Was I gathering experience and working towards a day like this? I hoped I was. I thought I could be. But certainly inside of 12 months, I never would have taken that bet.”

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– Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma, who was hired mid-season, on his team’s appearance in the Stanley Cup final.