CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 1: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his goal at 5:23 of the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on December 1, 2011 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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