NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 3 : Mark Fayne #7 of the New Jersey Devils skates with Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the Prudential Center on January 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/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