DETROIT, MI - MARCH 10: Dave Baker (L) NHL Toronto-Director of off ice officials presents a watch to Ken McFadden for his 25 years of service before the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Detroit Red Wings game at Joe Louis Arena on March 10, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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