Jordan Staal of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for position with Brendan Morrison of the Anaheim Ducks on January 16, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 3-1. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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