WINNIPEG, CANADA - APRIL 9: Ron Hainsey #6 of the Winnipeg Jets and Steve Ott #9 of the Buffalo Sabres take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action at the MTS Centre on April 9, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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