NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 21: Nashville Predators fans visit the Pro Shop before the puck drops against the St. Louis Blues during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on January 21, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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