TORONTO - SEPTEMBER 16: Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs is stopped on a breakaway by Dany Sabourin #32 of the Boston Bruins during their NHL game at the Air Canada Centre September 16, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo By Dave Sandford/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