NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 22: Goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators suits up prior to a game against the Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena on February 22, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/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