Maxime Talbot of the Pittsburgh Penguins kicks the loose puck in front of Brett Lebda of the Detroit Red Wings during Game One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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