SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 21: Goaltender Patrick Lalime #40 of the Buffalo Sabres warms up prior to a game against the Florida Panthers on October 21, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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