COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 30: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets high fives fans on his way out to the ice for the warm-up prior to the start of the game against the the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 30, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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