TORONTO - FEBRUARY 2: Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35 of the Toronto Maple Leafs steps on the ice for the first time during the warm-up before during game action against the New Jersey Devils February 2, 2010 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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