Brian Rolston of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his 1000th NHL game prior to a game against the Montreal Canadiens on January 21, 2009 at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (Photo by Al Bello/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