WINNIPEG, CANADA - DECEMBER 9: Chris Thorburn #22, Carl Klingberg #48 and Kyle Wellwood #13 of the Winnipeg Jets line up in front of the net during pre-game warm ups prior to facing the Carolina Hurricanes at the MTS Centre on December 9, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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