Milan Lucic summed up last night's heartbreaking 3-2 overtime loss in a way many Bruins fans can relate to.

"It [stinks] right now,'' said Lucic, who was all smiles when the Bruins arrived in Vancouver last Tuesday.

He wasn't somber after Alex Burrows's overtime goal put the Canucks ahead of the Bruins, 2-0, in the Stanley Cup Final, but he was close.