NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 21: A general view of warmups prior to the game between the St. Louis Blues and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 21, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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