NEWARK, NJ - SEPTEMBER 19: A view of the Score-O Board prior to the preseason game between the New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders at Prudential Center on September 19, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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