NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 10: Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings checks Jordin Tootoo #22 of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on March 10, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/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