LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 4: Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Los Angeles Kings stretches prior to a game against the Nashville Predators at Staples Center on March 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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