Teemu Selanne of the Anaheim Ducks and Brad Lukowich of the San Jose Sharks vie for position in the low slot in the first period during the NHL game at Honda Center on March 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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