NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 27: Dan Hamhuis #2 along with Shea Weber #6, Kevin Klein #8, Wade Belak #3 and Alexander Sulzer #52 of the Nashville Predators gets suited up in the new third jersey prior to a game against the St. Louis Blues on November 27, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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