BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 19: Bunker Hill Pipe Band sits on the bench before the game of the Boston Bruins against the New York Rangers at the TD Garden on January 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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