Is it time to worry about Gostkowski?


Is it time to worry about Gostkowski?

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski missed two more field goals on Sunday in Buffalo, to go with the potential game-winner he missed in Week 2. Are you worried?

The Boston Globe's Chris Gasper joined Michael Felger and Gary Tanguay on "Uno's Sports Tonight" to discuss what is suddenly a cause for concern.

"Do you bring somebody another kicker in?" asked Tanguay.

Said Gasper: "That would do more damage. You'd have him looking over his shoulder."

Gasper went on to say that it's still early in the season and the Gostkowski, who is 2-for-5 this season on field goal tries between 40 and 49 yards, needs to "kick his way out of it."

Acciari, Heinen called back up to Bruins

Acciari, Heinen called back up to Bruins

BRIGHTON, Mass. – The Bruins made a few roster moves after a slogging 4-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche earlier this week, with an eye toward getting some competition going among the forward group, and perhaps spark a team struggling offensively.

Danton Heinen and Noel Acciari were brought up from Providence to skate with the big club on Saturday morning at Warrior Ice Arena and gritty Anton Blidh was returned to the P-Bruins after a solid stint as a fourth-line energy guy for the Black and Gold. 

Jimmy Hayes and Colin Miller were the late skaters off the ice following morning skate, so those will be the healthy scratches for the Bruins with both Acciari and Heinen in the lineup for the Black and Gold tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden.

Heinen has been tearing it up for the P-Bruins lately with four goals and seven points in his past five games with a plus-2 rating, including a couple of two-goal games for a Providence team that’s starting to heat up. 

Otherwise, things looked fairly similar for the Black and Gold, who didn’t make any changes to the struggling top power-play unit that was a disaster on Thursday night in the first period. It was Patrice Bergeron in the bumper role, Ryan Spooner on the half-wall, David Backes at the front of the net and David Krejci and Torey Krug manning the point positions. 

Here are the Bruins projected line combos and D-pairings based on the morning skate: 







Morrow-K. Miller

C. Miller