Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators - Game Three
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 17: Equipment manager Pete Rogers of the Nashville Predators sharpens a skate before the Predators play against the Anaheim Ducks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on April 17, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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