ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings takes a penalty as he knocks Jason Blake #33 of the Anaheim Ducks to the ice during the first period at Honda Center on October 3, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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