NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 4: J.P. Dumont #71, Vernon Fiddler #38, Shea Weber #6, Ryan Suter #20 and Jason Arnott #19 of the Nashville Predators celebrate a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 4, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via 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