DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 19: Alex Chiasson #12 of the Dallas Stars skates the puck away from Brad Richardson #15 of the Vancouver Canucks in the first period at American Airlines Center on December 19, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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