VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 25: (L-R) Jyrki Lumme, Cliff Ronning and Kirk McLean, members of the 1994 Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup finals team, pose for a photo with kids from Strawberry Vale Elementary School as well as giving them free tickets to the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic on February 25, 2014 at Robson Square Ice Rink in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The Ottawa Senators and the Vancouver Canucks square off in this year's annual classic. (Photo by Kevin Light/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