Los Angeles Kings vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Game Seven
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings scores a goal against Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period during Game Seven of the Western Conference Final in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/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