SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 19: Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal during the first period against the Calgary Flames at SAP Center on October 19, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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