NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 14: Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Jaromir Jagr #68 of the New Jersey Devils battle for the puck near the boards during the game at the Prudential Center on December 14, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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