COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 11: Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up prior to the start of the game against the San Jose Sharks on February 11, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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