VANCOUVER, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Tanner Glass of the Vancouver Canucks (foreground) sneaks into a photo of referee Bill McCreary (in rocking chair) and NHL game officials before their game against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena on February 12, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. McCreary was making his final regular-season appearance in Vancouver. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via 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