VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 25: Sheldon Souray #44 of the Anaheim Ducks checks Derek Roy #15 of the Vancouver Canucks during their NHL game at Rogers Arena April 25, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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