RALEIGH, NC - DECEMBER 20: Martin Erat #10 of the Washington Capitals pressures Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their game at PNC Arena on December 20, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/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