CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 11: A general view as the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild skate before their NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 11, 2013 in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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