RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 10: Jerome Samson #71 of the Carolina Hurricanes high-fives fans after warm-ups prior to an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 10, 2012 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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