DETROIT - MAY 01: Goalie Chris Osgood #30 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Anaheim Ducks on May 1, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan (Photo by Dave Sandford/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