BOSTON - OCTOBER 12: Marc Savard #91 of the Boston Bruins is interviewed by NESN during warm-ups against the Colorado Avalanche at the TD Garden on October 12, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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