ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 21: Anaheim Ducks coaching staff (L-R) Dave Farrish, Mike Foligno and Randy Carlyle wear purple ties in honor of Hockey Fights Cancer before the game against the Dallas Stars on October 21, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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