LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 6: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers warms up prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on April 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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