PITTSBURGH - APRIL 03: Maxim Afinogenov #61 of the Atlanta Thrashers celebrates his goal with the bench against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 3, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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