ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 05: Six year old Paige Adams, who traveled all the way from Juneau, AK., to see a Blues game, watches warm-ups before the St. Louis Blues play the Calgary Flames on November 05, 2009 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images)
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk