TORONTO, ON - APRIL 3: Paul Ranger #16 of the The Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his goal with teammates against the Boston Bruins during NHL action at the Air Canada Centre April 3, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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