CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 20: Joey MacDonald #35 and Dennis Wideman #26 of the Calgary Flames skate against Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings on February 20, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/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