LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings high fives a fan before a game against the Edmonton Oilers at STAPLES Center on December 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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