CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 01: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates between Fedor Tyutin #51 and Mark Letestu #10 of the Columbus Blue Jackets at the United Center on March 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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