NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stretches during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Washington Capitals at the Prudential Center on November 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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