BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 31: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins walks to the ice for warms ups prior to the game against the Anaheim Ducks at the TD Garden on October 31, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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