TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins trips over B.J. Crombeen #19 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 21, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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