EDMONTON, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Magnus Paajarvi #91 of the Edmonton Oilers looks for an opportunity in front of Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars during the NHL game at Rexall Place on February 12, 2013 in Edmonton, 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