ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 27: T.J. Oshie #74 (L) of the St. Louis Blues presents twelve year old Austin Henning (R) with a Blues jersey signed by the entire team before a game against the Buffalo Sabres on December 27, 2009 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images)
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