SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 31: Radek Dvorak #14 of the Florida Panthers skates with the puck against Mike Comrie #89 of the Ottawa Senators at the Bank Atlantic Center on March 31, 2009 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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