UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 13: Fans arrive for the game between the New York Islanders and the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 13, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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