LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Travis Moen #24 of the San Jose Sharks has his shot blocked by goalie Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings as Peter Harrold #5 defends during the first period on April 11, 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/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