Marc Savard of the Boston Bruins fires a pass against the defense of Andrew Alberts of the Philadelphia Flyers on February 7, 2009 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/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