ST PAUL, MN - NOVEMBER 5: Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild changes directions with the puck against Alexander Steen #20 of the St. Louis Blues in the first period on November 5, 2011 at Xcel Energy Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/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