LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings walks off the ice after warming up prior to facing the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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