EDMONTON, CANADA. - APRIL 10: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes is chased by Mike Brown #13 of the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on April 10, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/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