SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Jake Muzzin #6, Drew Doughty #8, Mike Richards #10, Jeff Carter #77 and Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after Jeff Carter's goal against the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on November 27, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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