ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 03: David Perron #57 of the Edmonton Oilers is pursued by Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on January 3, 2014 in Anaheim, 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