DALLAS - SEPTEMBER 24: Goaltender Tyler Weiman #30 of the Colorado Avalanche walks to the ice before a preseason game against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on September 24, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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