SAN JOSE, CA- APRIL 7: Michael Handzus #26 and Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks defend the net against Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings at HP Pavilion on April 7, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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