DETROIT - OCTOBER 08: Brian Campbell #51 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks to make a pass to teammate Colin Fraser #46 while Brad May #20 of the Detroit Red Wings stays with the puck during a NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on October 8, 2009 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