ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Nick Bonino #13 of the Anaheim Ducks scores the Ducks' first goal past goalie Jonathan Quick #32 and Jake Muzzin #6 of the Los Angeles Kings at Honda Center on February 2, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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