Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings - Game Three
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks behind the Kings net in the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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