BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 07: Stu Barnes, formerly of the Buffalo Sabres, chats with former teammates before their game against the Winnipeg Jets at First Niagara Center on January 7, 2012 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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