PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 22: Jeff Zatkoff #37 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is knocked over against Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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