TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 7: Drummer Chris Williams of country music band Clemons Road performs for fans outside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Winnipeg Jets at the on December 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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