COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 12: A Blue Jackets fan shows his support for Nick Foligno #71 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during warm-ups prior to their game against the Boston Bruins on October 12, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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