NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stretches during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Washington Capitals at the Prudential Center on November 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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