OTTAWA - NOVEMBER 5: Nick Foligno #71 of the Ottawa Senators wears a Support Our Troops decal during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Military Appreciation Night at Scotiabank Place on November 5, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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