OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 20: Clarke MacArthur #16 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal shorthanded goal with teammates Eric Gryba #62 and Kyle Turris #7 as Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates by at Canadian Tire Centre on March 20, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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