CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 17: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck under pressure from Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings during an exhibition game at United Center on September 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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