NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 16: Former New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Niedermayer's number 27 is displayed on the ice during the ceremony retiring his number prior to the game between the New Jersey Devils and the Dallas Stars at the Prudential Center on December 16, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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