MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 11: Michel Therrien, head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, looks on from the bench during the warm up before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 11, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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