LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 7: Paul Stanley of the legendary band, Kiss, whom will preform during the NHL Stadium Series Game at Dodger Stadium bumps fists with Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings before a game against the Minnesota Wild at STAPLES Center on January 7, 2014 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