It was a rough night for the local pro sports teams as both the Bruins and Celtics posted losses, and each now has a two game losing streak.
The Bruins have still never beaten the Minnesota Wild at home, as they lost 1-0 at the Garden. Fluto Shinzawa looks at the lone goal by Marek Zidlicky. Rich Thompson has the Bruins facing their first adversity of the season. Bud Barth has the Bruins getting shut out for the first time this season. Joe Haggerty wonders if the Wild found the blueprint to beating the Bruins.
Kevin Paul Dupont has the Wild doing what they do best – bottling up the other team. Stephen Harris has the Bruins falling into the Wild trap. Mike Loftus says that the Bruins could see this game coming. Mick Colageo says that going into the playoffs with a two-goalie tandem wouldn’t be a first for the Bruins.
Shinzawa’s notebook has the Bruins needing to work on their forechecking. Thompson’s notebook has Manny Fernandez solid in defeat for the Bruins. Loftus’ notebook has the Bruins lamenting missed opportunities last night. Barth’s notebook has more on the goaltending duo for the Bruins.
The Charlotte Bobcats always seem to give the Celtics trouble, and last night they took the Celtics to OT and then beat them, 114-106, handing the Celtics their second straight loss and fifth in the last seven games.
Mike Fine has a look at Rajon Rondo, who appears to be on the brink of stardom with the Celtics. Jessica Camerato looks at whether the Celtics are in trouble. Paul Flannery has the big three giving a thumbs up to Stephon Marbury.
The BC/Jeff Jagodzinski stare-down continues. Rob Bradford posted on WEEI.com this morning:
According to WEEI’s Jon Meterparel, Boston College head football coach Jeff Jagodzinski and BC athletic director Gene DeFilippo did have a phone conversation about approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday night, agreeing to hold a face to face meeting Wednesday morning. It is thought that Jagodzinski, who interviewed with the New York Jets Tuesday, will be fired during the morning meeting. Boston College coaches Frank Spaziani and Jack Bicknell Jr. are the favorites to replace Jagodzinski, although outside candidates will be interviewed.
John Tomase has Richard Seymour facing surgery on his finger. Christopher L. Gasper has the Seahawks looking to speak to special teams coach Brad Seely. Bill Burt says that Kansas City would be the perfect spot for Scott Pioli.