GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 29: Fans of the Phoenix Coyotes watch warm ups before the NHL game against the San Jose Sharks at Jobing.com Arena on March 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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