David Booth of the Florida Panthers is held up by Boyd Gordon of the Washington Capitals on February 15, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals defeated the Panthers 4-2. (Photo by Jon Greenberg/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