NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 09: Ryan Garbutt #16 of the Dallas Stars clears the puck out of his zone during the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 9, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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