BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 04: Justin Florek #57 of the Boston Bruins plays in his first NHL game in the first period against the Winnipeg Jets during the game at TD Garden on January 4, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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