OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 13: Wearing the new heritage jersey, Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators stands alone in the hallway outside the locker room before taking in warm-ups prior to a game against the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Place on October 13, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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