COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 28: John Moore #7, Kristian Huselius #20, Antoine Vermette #50, Mathieu Garon #32 and Tomas Kubalik #33, all of the Columbus Blue Jackets, stand during the playing of the National Anthem prior to the start of their game against the Minnesota Wild on September 28, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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