BOSTON - OCTOBER 10: The locker stall of Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins displays his helmet with a 'Hockey Fights Cancer' sticker before the game against the New York Islanders at the TD Garden on October 10, 2009 in Boston , Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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