CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 01: Stephane Veilleux #19 of the Minnesota Wild and Dylan Olsen #34 of the Chicago Blackhawks chase after the puck during the NHL game on April 1, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill 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