DENVER - MARCH 01: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche poses with his USA Hockey silver medal from the 2010 Vancouver Olympic games before the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Pepsi Center on March 1, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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