EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 29: Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild holds on to the puck despite being harrassed by Brendan Mikkelson #29 of the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 29, 2010 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/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