ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 2: T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues passes the puck as Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings watches in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on May 2, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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