TORONTO, CANADA - JANUARY 24: Jay McClement #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs shoots during warmup before NHL action against the New York Islanders at the Air Canada Centre January 24, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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