GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16: Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with Radim Vrbata #17 and Michael Stone #26 after Hanzal scored a first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on November 16, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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