CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 11: A general view as the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild skate before their NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 11, 2013 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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