ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 20: Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks skates by fans before game against the Chicago Blackhawks on March 20, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Etem scored his first career goal in the game. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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