Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens - Game Four
MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 22: Tomas Plekanec #14 of the Montreal Canadiens fights for the puck against Matthew Carle #25 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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