TAMPA, FL - MARCH 16: Steve Downie #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning greets fans during pre-game skate against the Phoenix Coyotes at the St. Pete Times Forum on March 16, 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