PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 11: Luke Schenn #22 and Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers skate warm up prior to a game against the New Jersey Devils on March 11, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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