NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 01: Colin Greening #52 of the Ottawa Senators skates into the New Jersey Devils end of the ice during the first period of his first NHL hockey game at the Prudential Center on February 1, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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