ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 28: Associate coach Brad Shaw of the St. Louis Blues talks with season ticket holders before an NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on March 28, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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