SUNRISE, FL - NOVEMBER 12: Brad Boyes #24 of the Florida Panthers faces off against Nick Bonino #13 of the Anaheim Ducks during first period action at the BB&T Center on November 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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