ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Troy Bodie #50 of the Anaheim Ducks looks to pass as he is defended by Shaun Heshka #21 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period at Honda Center on September 16, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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