CALGARY, AB - APRIL 9: Joey MacDonald #35 of the Calgary Flames warms up in front of some fans before the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Saddledome on April 9, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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