New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens - Game One
MONTREAL, QC - MAY 17: Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers scores a goal in the first period past goaltender Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 17, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. (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