DALLAS - OCTOBER 30: Brad Richards #91 of the Dallas Stars makes a pass against the Buffalo Sabres on October 30, 2010 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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