BOSTON, MA - JUNE 22: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins skates after Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game Five of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 22, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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