CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 21: Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks walks out to the ice with teammate Jamal Mayers #22 following behind, prior to the NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on February 21, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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