PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 5: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for the puck Mark Pysyk #3 of the Buffalo Sabres on October 5, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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