GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Michael Stone #29 of the Phoenix Coyotes stretches during pregame as young fans sitting on the bench look on against the Dallas Stars at Jobing.com Arena on March 9, 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