CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 19: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Dave Bolland #63 of the Toronto Maple Leafs at puck drop during the NHL game on October 19, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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