WINNIPEG, MB - OCTOBER 15: Alex Galchenyuk #27 of the Montreal Canadiens kicks up snow as he takes part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on October 15, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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