GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 31: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates back to the bench after scoring a first period goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 31, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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