SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 6: Kamil Kreps #28 of the Florida Panthers celebrates a goal with teammate Nick Tarnasky #74 against the Carolina Hurricanes at the BankAtlantic Center on March 6, 2010 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via 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