OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 21: PGA member Brad Fritsch drops the puck for a ceremonial face-off with Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators and Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers on February 21, 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