NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 07: Johan Hedberg #1 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save against the Buffalo Sabres during the game at the Prudential Center on March 7, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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