Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks - Game Three
VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 5: Vancouver Canuck fans celebrate while waiting for the start of Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs at General Motors Place on May 5, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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