Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings Game Four
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 17: Martin Erat #10 of the Nashville Predators controls the puck in front of Ian White #18 of the Detroit Red Wings during the first period in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 17, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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