ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 04: Jordan Leopold #33 of the St. Louis Blues warms up before an NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 4, 2014 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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