NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the New York Rangers is checked by Frazer McLaren #38 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during their game at Madison Square Garden on April 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/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