SAINT PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 21: Craig Anderson #41 of the Colorado Avalanche wears his custom mask prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center on October 21, 2009 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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