WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 13: Fans hold up signs before the game between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Verizon Center on April 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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