UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 03: Mika Zibanejad #93 of the Ottawa Senators skates with the puck against the New York Islanders during their game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 3, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/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