Peter Pawlett hopes he can help the Dons qualify for another League Cup final – just like he did in 2014.
The midfielder scored the third in the 4-0 semi-final drubbing of St Johnstone at Tynecastle.
But Pawlett had the heartbreak of missing the final at Parkhead through injury.
Now he has another chance to help the Dons get to a final when they face Morton.
A permanent fixture in the team in 2014, Pawlett’s role has changed since then.
Between injuries and the arrival of new faces, Pawlett has seen his appearance numbers decrease.
But he remains an important part of the squad, evidenced by his selection to start against Rangers earlier this season.
As he spoke about his experiences in 2014, he was open about his frustration at missing the final.
But if anything, that absence has given him an increased determination to feature this time.
And he is desperate to take his chance if he given the opportunity against Morton.
He said: “I want to be involved in it. As much as I was happy, I was so disappointed not to be involved (in the final) on a personal note.
“I still got a medal and the manager involved me in that but obviously I would love to play in a final and that’s what I want to do.”
Pawlett’s only two appearances at Hampden have resulted in defeat.
He came on as a substitute in the 4-1 defeat to Celtic in 2011 and started in the 2-1 loss to Dundee United in 2015.
But the Dons are firm favourites this time around with bookmakers and pundits alike.
Aberdeen pummelled Ross County 4-0 last time out to extend their winning streak to five matches.
But as well as the results, the club are also hitting their stride in terms of their performances.
And Pawlett thinks the recent run has given the players a massive confidence boost.
Aberdeen’s increased attacking options and bolstered back line have meant Derek McInnes has been able to tactically tinker with his selections.
Saturday’s win was the first time all season the Aberdeen boss has picked the same starting line-up in consecutive games.
Pawlett praised McInnes’ methods for preparing the team and the mental approach he has instilled in the group.
The midfielder admits the Dons now go into every game expecting to win.
But he insists the team will be in the right frame of mind for the Morton clash and there will be no complacency.
Pawlett said: “It’s a difficult one because of the way the manager prepares us.
“We prepare the right way and we go into every game and we expect to win, that’s the mentality now at this club.
“We’ll tackle that game the same way as every other one.
“It’s not as though we think that they are in a lower league and so we are obviously going to beat them, we will treat them with as much respect as possible.
“Hopefully, we will win the game and get to another final.”
Pawlett admitted the Dons “weren’t setting any games alight” in the early stages of the season but has been pleased by their recent resurgence.
Part of the Reds’ success has been due to the interplay and attacking energy of their front four.
With Adam Rooney acting as a focal point, James Maddison has been given freedom in the number 10 role.
And on the wings, Jonny Hayes and Niall McGinn continue to cause problems for opposing defences.
During McInnes’ reign, the competition for places in the attack has never been higher.
Pawlett thinks the increased quality within the squad gives the club more ways to hurt their opponents.
But he is desperate to get back into the starting line-up and cause chaos himself.
And Pawlett believes that extra competition will force him to become an better player.
He said: “It think that it drives you on as a player.
“It can only be good for you and brings you on as a player.
“I want to be in the team but you want everyone to perform well.”