TAMPA, FL - APRIL 2: Vincent Lecavalier #4 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walks to the ice for pre-game skate against the New York Rangers at the St. Pete Times Forum on April 2, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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