UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 19: A fan shows his support for Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes (not pictured) prior to the game against the New York Islanders on October 19, 2013 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/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