COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 05: Marc Methot #3 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Brian Campbell #51 of the Chicago Blackhawks chase after a loose puck on April 5, 2009 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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