EDMONTON, CANADA - DECEMBER 10: Former teammates in Sweden, Johan Harju #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Linus Omark #23 of the Edmonton Oilers, pose for a photo before their first NHL meeting at Rexall Place on December 10, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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