New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Seven
WASHINGTON - APRIL 28: A Fan of the Washington Capitals watches his team during the pregame warm ups against the New York Rangers during Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 28, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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