NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 29: The assistant coaches of the New Jersey Devils (L-R) Dave Barr, Mike Foligno, Scott Stevens and Chris Terreri look on from the bench during pregame warmups prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center on October 29, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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