"These last three games we've found plays in some tight situations to persevere."
Both teams had chances in the third period to win, but strong defense on both sides of the puck ultimately forced the extra period.
Monday marked the final game of Chicago's longest homestand of the season, a seven-game run that ended with an outstanding 6-0-1 mark, including six wins in a row.
"When you play seven games in a row at home, that's a tough thing to get points out of every game," Quenneville said. "The guys should be commended on being consistent in their approach.
"It was a tough homestand and finding ways each and every night, and we expect everybody to be ready when we play. The games are so meaningful and we've put ourselves in a good spot, but we expect teams to be gunning and ready for us. That's just a kind of compliment."
NOTES: After a quick visit to St. Louis on Thursday, the Blackhawks will likely post their 200th straight home sellout at the United Center when they play host on Friday to the Blue Jackets, who they beat 1-0 Sunday. ... Monday marked the first of a season-high nine-game road trip for the Oilers, who don't return home until March 15 against Detroit. Edmonton's second game on the lengthy road trip is Thursday at Dallas. ... Chicago leads the overall series with Edmonton at 55-47-12-4 lead in the series with Edmonton (including 30-18-7-4 at home), Edmonton won the season series in 2011-12 at 3-1-0.