DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 3: Zac Dalpe #21 of the Vancouver Canucks shoots the puck in warm-ups before an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on February 3, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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