COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 22: Mike Commodore #22 of the Columbus Blue Jackets controls the puck in front of Cal O'Reilly #16 of the Nashville Predators on November 22, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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