LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings takes the ice to warm up prior to the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Staples Center on January 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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