ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 23: Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks vies for puck possession near the sideboards with Ryan Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks in the first period during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on April 23, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/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