MONTREAL, CANADA - APRIL 18: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens takes a shot on goaltender Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Sami Salo #6 of the Lightning defends during an NHL game on April 18, 2013 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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