COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 15: Mike Commodore #22 of the Columbus Blue Jackets blocks a shot by Dustin Penner #27 of the Edmonton Oilers on March 15, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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