DALLAS, TX - APRIL 8: Erik Cole #72, Alex Goligoski #33, Alex Chiasson #12 and Trevor Daley #6 of the Dallas Stars celebrate a goal against the Nashville Predators at the American Airlines Center on April 8, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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