ATLANTA - APRIL 11: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning fires a shot against Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on April 11, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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