Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins didn’t like the suggestion the Calgary Flames were a harder-working team.



Despite some blowout losses this year, Eakins was adamant Friday morning his team can work just as hard and run through the slop when required.

They then went out and proved it Friday night, grinding out a 2-0 win over the Flames.

“It’s rare that we’ve had a problem with our work ethic,” Eakins said. “We’re just trying to teach and encourage that we cannot limit ourselves to what we think is working hard. Everybody has a different gauge for what we can do. We’re always expecting more out of our guys. I thought Calgary worked extremely hard and I thought our guys did as