ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 9: (L - R) Joe Piscotty, Brad Lauer, Bob Woods assistant coaches and Bruce Boudreau head coach of the Anaheim Ducks look on from the bench during warm ups before the game against New York Islanders on December 9, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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