NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 27: Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against Gabriel Bourque #57 and David Legwand #11 of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on February 27, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/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