MONTREAL - MARCH 22: Mathieu Darche #52 of the Montreal Canadiens waits for the warms up before the NHL game against the Ottawa Senators on March 22, 2010 at the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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