UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 11: Martin Biron #43 of the Philadelphia Flyers gloves a first period shot by Radek Martinek #24 of the New York Islanders on April 11, 2009 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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