ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 15: Goalie Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks warms up prior to an NHL game against the St. Louis Blues on October 15, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Tom Gannam/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