SAN JOSE, CA- MARCH 19: Torrey Mitchell #17 of the San Jose Sharks crashes the net against Francois Beauchemin #23, Jeff Deslauriers #43, and Nick Bonino #63 of the Anaheim Ducks at HP Pavilion on March 19, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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