Apr 8, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Nashville Predators defensemanShea Weber
(6) skates against the Dallas Stars during the game at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Predators 3-2 in the overtime shootout. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
The Nashville Predators,depsite missing their #1 goalie for a majority of the season as Pekka Rinne recovered from complications due to hip sugery, came down to the last week of the season before being beat out for the final playoff spot. They ended up missing by just 3 points in the ultra-tough Western Conference.