SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 25: Bracken Kearns #38 of the San Jose Sharks battles for the puck against Clayton Stoner #4 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game on January 25, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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