Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers - Game Three
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays the puck behind the net against Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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