SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 7: Cory Conacher #89 of the Ottawa Senators is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first period goal against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 7, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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