EDMONTON, AB - APRIL 7: Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings tries to cover the puck while teammate Drew Doughty #8 and Patrick O'Sullivan #19 of the Edmonton Oilers fight for the rebound at Rexall Place on April 7, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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