ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 3: The Power Play girls pose in front of the Honda Center prior to the opening night NHL game between the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks during the game on October 3, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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