CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 19: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames stretches during the warmup while a fan holds up a sign in appreciation before the game against the Anaheim Ducks on April 19, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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