Craig Rivet, Derek Roy and Drew Stafford of the Buffalo Sabres pause for a moment of silence for the victims of Continental Connection flight 3407 prior to playing the San Jose Sharks. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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