UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders and Mike Kostka #53 of the Toronto Maple Leafs lunge for the puck at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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