NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 23: Former Devils player David Clarkson #71 of the Toronto Maple Leafs is interviewed by Devils radio color analyst Sherry Ross prior to playing in his first game back in New Jersey at the Prudential Center on March 23, 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