Nashville Predators vs. Phoenix Coyotes - Game Two
GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 29: Phoenix Coyotes fans watch as David Schlemko #6 skates by during warm-ups prior to facing the Nashville Predators in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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