ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 7: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings is checked by Francois Beauchemin #23 of the Anaheim Ducks on April 7, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (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