DETROIT - MAY 14: Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks makes a save as Dan Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on from the corner during Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 14, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan (Photo by Dave Reginek/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