ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 7: T.J. Brodie #7 of the Calgary Flames attempts to clear the puck against Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on November 7, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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