OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators looks to makes a pass against pressure from Christian Ehrhoff #10 and Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres on February 12, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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