BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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