CALGARY, CANADA - MARCH 13: Curtis Glencross #20, Olli Jokinen #13 and David Moss #25 of the Calgary Flames get into a post whistle scrum with Dan Boyle #22, Joe Pavelski #8 and teammates of the San Jose Sharks on March 13, 2012 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/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