LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 02: Derek Roy #12 of the St. Louis Blues and Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings fight for the puck in the first period at Staples Center on December 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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