NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Martin St. Louis #26 of the New York Rangers skates in warmups prior to playing in his first game as a Ranger against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden on March 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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