TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 24: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walks out to the ice for pregame warm ups prior to tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 24, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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