PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 13: A fan pays tribute to former Flyer Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks prior to his game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on March 13, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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