VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 7: Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks walks past the Canucks infamous flying 'v' jersey as he walks to the dressing room before their game against the Phoenix Coyotes at General Motors Place on January 7, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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