NEW YORK - APRIL 22: Mike Green #52 with teammate Shaone Morrisonn #26 of the Washington Capitals defend against Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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