Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes a stop on a shot by Andy Hilbert of the New York Islanders on February 18, 2009 at Madison Square Garden 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