CALGARY, CANADA - MARCH 29: TJ Brodie #7, Chris Butler #44, Michael Cammalleri #13 and Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames skate in the warmup before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 29, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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