COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 11: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the Phoenix Coyotes tries to get around Grant Clitsome #14 of the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on January 11, 2011 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