New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens - Game Two
MONTREAL, QC - MAY 19: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens scores a goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre on May 19, 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