DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 17: Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars takes a shot on goal against the San Jose Sharks on October 17, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/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