RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 26: John Muse #80 of the Carolina Hurricanes participates in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at PNC Arena on March 26, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. With both Cam Ward and Dan Ellis injured, Muse will back up Justin Peters in tonight's game after being recalled from the Charlotte Checkers on Monday, his first NHL recall. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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