BOSTON - APRIL 19: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins walks back to the lockeroom before he faces the Buffalo Sabers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on April 19, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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