NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 1: Nashville Predators fan Eric Ratton, right, takes a swing at the Hockey Fights Cancer car on prior to the game between the Nashville Predators and the Winnipeg Jets at Bridgestone Arena on March 1, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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