RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 02: Young Hurricanes fans watch Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Carolina Hurricanes warm up before a NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 2, 2009 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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