TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 8: James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Toronto Maple Leafs of checks Mats Zuccarello #36 the New York Rangers during NHL game action April 8, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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