NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 23: Hal Gill #75 of the Nashville Predators warms up against the Calgary Flames for his 1100th career game during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on April 23, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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