Former National Hockey League players John LeClair and Pat LaFontaine wave at the crowd as they ride the Discover NHL Thanksgiving Showdown Float during The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/NHLI)
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