TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Morgan Rielly #44 of the Toronto Maple Leafs warms up before NHL action against the Ottawa Senators in the home opener at the Air Canada Centre October 5, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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