ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Troy Bodie #50 of the Anaheim Ducks looks to pass as he is defended by Shaun Heshka #21 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period at Honda Center on September 16, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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