TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 6: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walks out to the ice before the start of the game against the Calgary Flames at the St. Pete Times Forum on February 6, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)
I think everyone left it out there. Every game this season, regular season and playoffs, we played as hard as we could. We're not out of the playoffs right now because of lack of effort, and that's all that we can ask of each other.
— Predators defenseman Seth Jones after Nashville was eliminated by Chicago in Game 6 on Saturday