LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Olli Jokinen #12 of the New York Rangers skates in his first game with his new team during warm up against the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center on February 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday