VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 26: Colin Wilson #33 of the Nashville Predators knocks the puck down with his glove while Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks looks on during the first period in NHL action on January 26, 2011 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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