BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 16: Thomas Vanek #20 of the Montreal Canadiens skates past front row fans while warming up for a game against his former team, the Buffalo Sabres, on March 16, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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