DUNDAS, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 28: The Buffalo Sabres and the Ottawa Senators face one another during NHL Kraft Hockeyville 2010 at J.L. Grightmire Arena September 28, 2010 in Dundas, Ontario, Canada. (Photo By Dave Sandford/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