WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 7: James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs blocks a shot on goal in a game against the Winnipeg Jets during first-period action on February 7, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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