ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 14: The Anaheim Ducks stand at the bench with the CHOCO Bear from CHOC during the singing of the National Anthem prior to the game against eh San Jose Sharks on March 14, 2010 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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