PITTSBURGH - SEPTEMBER 25: A general overview of Consol Energy Center before the start of play between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks on September 28, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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