DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 23: Taya Kyle, widow of U.S. Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle, along with Miss Texas USA Ali Nugent drop the ceremonial first puck between Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks and Brenden Morrow #10 of the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on February 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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