CHICAGO, IL - MAY 4: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks to shoot the puck, as Clayton Stoner #4 of the Minnesota Wild skates in from the left, in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 04, 2014 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