TORONTO, CANADA - MARCH 6: Frazer McLaren #38 of the Toronto Maple Leafs fights David Dziurzynski #59 of the Ottawa Senators during NHL game action March 6, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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