PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 2: Zach Boychuk #17 of the Pittsburgh Penguins warms up prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils on February 2, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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