OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 28: A general view of Canadian Tire Centre from the press box as the Ottawa Senators and the Chicago Blackhawks warm up prior to an NHL game on March 28, 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