COLUMBUS, OH -MARCH 16: Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up prior to the start of the game against the Phoenix Coyotes on March 16, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus warmed up in special green jerseys in commemoration of St. Patrick's Day. The jersey's will be auctioned off with the proceeds going to charity. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/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