CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 6: Brandon Bollig #52 of the Chicago Blackhawks greets a fan sitting on the bench prior to the NHL game against the St. Louis Blues on April 06, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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