NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 15: Mark Fayne #7 of the New Jersey Devils sends Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings flying on a check in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on November 15, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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