SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 27: Sean Bergenheim #20 of the Florida Panthers crosses sticks with Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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