RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 23: Spouses, children and friends of Carolina Hurricanes players sell autographed Thanksgiving-themed pucks before an NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 23, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the 2010-11 season, the Holiday Mystery Puck fundraiser raised close to $40,000 for the Kids ÔN Community Foundation. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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