EDMONTON, CANADA - OCTOBER 21: Theo Peckham #49 of the Edmonton Oilers checks Nick Schultz #55 of the Minnesota Wild in first-period action at Rexall Place October 21, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/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