GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 17: Mark Recchi #28 of the Boston Bruins and Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes stretch before the game on October 17, 2009 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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