Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators - Game One
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators leads the team on the ice for warmups against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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