CALGARY, CANADA - JANUARY 12: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames and Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks participate in a ceremonial puck drop for Esso Minor Hockey Week on January 12, 2012 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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