NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: A young fan watches warm-ups and Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers prior to the start of the game against Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on January 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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