VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 5: Jannik Hansen #36 of the Vancouver Canucks stands near a fan during the warmup before their NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena April 5, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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