NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 03: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during warmups prior to playing in his 1000th NHL regular season game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on October 3, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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