ST. LOUIS - MARCH 30: David Perron #57 and Keith Tkachuk #7 of the St. Louis Blues warms up while fans take photos before a game against the Chicago Blackhawks on March 30, 2010 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Tom Gannam/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