WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals talks with Brian Campbell #51 of Florida Panthers before the game at the Verizon Center on March 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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