VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 29: (L-R) Dan Hamhuis, Henrik Sedin and Alexander Edler look on as teammate Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks heads a soccer ball as they all warm up before their NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Rogers Arena November 29, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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