ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 13: Steven King #17 of the 1993-1994 Anaheim Ducks pounds fists with the Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing prior to a game between the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators at Honda Center on October 13, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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