Carolina Hurricanes v New Jersey Devils - Game Five
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 23: Brian Rolston #14 of the New Jersey Devils warms up before playing the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 23, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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