Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning - Game One
TAMPA, FL - APRIL 16: Nikita Kucherov #86 of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores past Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 16, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/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