BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 30: Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins tips the puck in front of Curtis McElhinney #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal in the first period during the game at TD Garden on November 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury