TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 15: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates during warmups before tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 15, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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