PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 4: Coach Dan Bylsma of the Pittsburgh Penguins hands out pizza to students standing in line for twenty dollar Penguin tickets before the game at Consol Energy Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 4, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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