CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 17: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Ben Lovejoy #6 of the Anaheim Ducks reach for the puck during the NHL game on January 17, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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