CHICAGO - OCTOBER 21: Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his first period goal with teammate Cameron Barker #25 against the Vancouver Canucks at the United Center on October 14, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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