SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 28: Nathan Horton #16 and Kamil Kreps #28 of the Florida Panthers talk during the warm up period prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators on October 28, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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