WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 25: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins stretches in front of teammate Simon Despres #47 during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on January 25, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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