ST. LOUIS - MARCH 28: St. Louis Blues fans look at the newly-opened St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame section before a game against the Edmonton Oilers on March 28, 2010 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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