ATLANTA - MARCH 4: Jon Sim #16 of the New York Islanders looks to make a play against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on March 4, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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