DETROIT, MI - MARCH 20: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 20, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/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