Cory Stillman of the Florida Panthers collides with Jordan Leopold of the Colorado Avalanche at the Bank Atlantic Center on December 21, 2008 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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