RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 16: Dennis Seidenberg #44 of the Boston Bruins goes for the puck against Tom Kostopoulos #29 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their NHL game on March 16, 2010 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Pilling/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