RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 11: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes, who was named to the 2011 NHL All-Star Game for the fourth consecutive year, warms up prior to a game against the Calgary Flames on January 11, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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