CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 20: Joey MacDonald #35 and Dennis Wideman #26 of the Calgary Flames skate against Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings on February 20, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/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