SAINT PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 24: Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild returns from injured reserve to play against the Carolina Hurricanes at the Xcel Energy Center on October 24, 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