PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 07: Mike Knuble #9 of the Philadelphia Flyers passes the puck while being checked by Tomas Fleischmann #14 of the Florida Panthers Lightning on February 7, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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