LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Brayden Schenn #55 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates a goal with his teammates during the NHL pre-season game on September 19, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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