WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 7: James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs blocks a shot on goal in a game against the Winnipeg Jets during first-period action on February 7, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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