PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 24: Michael Leighton #49 of the Philadelphia Flyers chats with Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers during warmups prior to their game on January 24, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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