PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 27: Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his goal with the bench during the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins on November 27, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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