WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 27: Washington Capitals fans are screened for prostate cancer as part of Hockey Fights Cancer Night before an NHL hockey game between the Washington Capitals and the Philadelphia Flyers on October 27, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/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