TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 23: Jay McClement #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs runs into Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals during NHL action at the Air Canada Centre November 23, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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