PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Harry Zolnierczyk #39 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal against the Calgary Flames during the game at Consol Energy Center on December 21, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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