PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 28: Goalies Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Philadelphia Flyers and Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders talk during warmups on March 28, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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