PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 19: A Flyers fan and members of Philadelphia Flyers Ice Girls cheer on their team prior to playing the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 19, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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