SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 21: Joe Thornton #19 and Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks faces off against Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during an NHL game on November 21, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Nick Lust/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