DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Stephane Robidas #3 of the Dallas Stars talks with Brian Campbell #51 of the Florida Panthers before a preseason game at American Airlines Center on September 18, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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