PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 05: Dan Craig, the NHL Facilities Operations Manager, speaks to the media about transforming Fenway Park into a world class ice rink for the upcoming Winter Classic on December 5, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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