VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 22: Practice pucks sit frozen covered with ice shavings prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Chicago Blackhawks at General Motors Place on November 22, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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