BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 20: Chad Johnson #30 of the Boston Bruins leads the team down the hallway before warm ups prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings at the TD Garden on January 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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