CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Dainius Zubrus #8, Andy Greene #6, Jason Arnott #25, Henrik Tallinder #7, and Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils line up for 'The National Anthem' before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on November 03, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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