VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 13: Mikael Samuelsson #26 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates his goal with teammates Henrik Sedin #33, Daniel Sedin #22, Sami Salo #6 and Pavol Demitra #38 during their game against the Ottawa Senators at General Motors Place on March 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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