SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 30: TJ Galiardi #21 and Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks try to score against Jason LaBarbera #1, Derek Morris #53 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL game on March 30, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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