HELSINKI, FINLAND - OCTOBER 8: Matt Beleskey #39 of the Anaheim Ducks autographs memorabilia for fans before heading into the arena before the game against the New York Rangers on October 8, 2011 at Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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