NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the New York Rangers is checked by Frazer McLaren #38 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during their game at Madison Square Garden on April 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/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