WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche stretches out during warm ups before playing the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on October 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/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