NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 16: Mike Knuble #22 of the Washington Capitals gets dressed for warmups against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game on October 16, 2010 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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