UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 22: Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders is congratulated on his first period goal by teammate Kyle Okposo #21 during the game against the Vancouver Canucks at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 22, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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