SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks gets his shot past goalkeeper Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks to score in the first period at HP Pavilion on February 5, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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