OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 7: Bobby Ryan #6 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal against the Montreal Canadiens with teammates Kyle Turris #7, Clarke MacArthur #16 and Eric Gryba #62 at Canadian Tire Centre on November 7, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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