DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 21: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on January 21, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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