BOSTON - OCTOBER 8: Marco Sturm #16 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during warm-up against the Anaheim Ducks at the TD Garden on October 8, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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