SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 1: Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes save as David Jones #54 of the Colorado Avalanche jumps out of the way of the shot in the first period during an NHL hockey game at the HP Pavilion on March 1, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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