ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 23: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche looks to break up Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues shot on goal during the first period at the Scottrade Center on April 23, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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