PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 25: Tye McGinn #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates during warmups before an NHL Hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Wells Fargo Center on February 25, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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