NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 02: Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens gets behind goalie Johan Hedberg #1 of the New Jersey Devils and scores a goal just seconds after the start of a hockey game at the Prudential Center on December 2, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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