DETROIT, MI - MARCH 09: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings controls the puck while Drew Miller #20 of the Detroit Red Wings follows after during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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