RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 03: Jordan Staal #11 of the Carolina Hurricanes attempts to poke the puck off the stick of Tyler Seguin #91 of the Dallas Stars during their NHL game at PNC Arena on April 3, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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