RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Bill Cowher cranks the storm siren to call the Carolina Hurricanes to the ice prior to an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers during at PNC Arena on November 5, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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