ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 13: Steven King #17 of the 1993-1994 Anaheim Ducks pounds fists with the Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing prior to a game between the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators at Honda Center on October 13, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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