OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 7: Mike Lundin #10 of the Ottawa Senators skates during warmup before making his debut with the team before playing against the Carolina Hurricanes on February 7, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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