WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins warms up before the game against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on February 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury