UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 01: Dainius Zubrus #8 of the New Jersey Devils protects the puck against Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 1, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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