ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 18: St. Louis Blues' David Backes #42 is greeted by fans as he takes the ice to warm up before an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes on April 18, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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