WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 27: A Winnipeg Jets fan holds up a sign during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action between the Jets and the New York Islanders at the MTS Centre on January 27, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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