Carolina Hurricanes v New Jersey Devils - Game Two
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 17: Fans arrive to see the New Jersey Devils face the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on April 17, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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