COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 19: Kristian Huselius #20 of the Columbus Blue Jackets shoots a puck through a photographer's shooting hole during the pre game warmup prior to the start of their game against the Minnesota Wild on March 19, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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