2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings
ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Jay McClement #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battles against Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings in the first period during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 1, 2014 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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