Pittsburgh Penguins v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Six
PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 25: Scott Hartnell #19 and Joffrey Lupul #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers crash into goaltender Marc-Andre Fluery #29 and Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 25, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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