GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes shakes hands with Daytona 500 winner Jimmy Johnson in the Coyotes locker room before the start of their game against the Minnesota Wild at Jobing.com Arena on February 28, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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