At 4:57 of the third period in the Sabres/Senators game, video review confirmed the call on the ice that Buffalo forward Drew Stafford did not touch the puck with a high stick as Ville Leino's shot was heading into the goal. Good goal Buffalo.
I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.
— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website