WINNIPEG, MB - OCTOBER 18: Brian Elliott #1, Ian Cole #28 and Jaroslav Halak #41 of the St. Louis Blues warm up before NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on October 18, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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