ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 05: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his goal with David Desharnais #51 and Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens for a 2-0 lead over the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at Honda Center on March 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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