WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Washington Capitals fans enter the Verizon Center before the home opener against the Winnipeg Jets on January 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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