BOSTON, MA - JUNE 17 : Stanley Cup Final logo on the ice before the game of the Boston Bruins against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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