TAMPA, FL - APRIL 21: Fans wait for the start of the Tampa Bay Lightning game against the Carolina Hurricanes at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on April 21, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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