Dennis Seidenberg watched Tuesday’s 5-3 loss to the Islanders, just like he will be an observer for the rest of 2013-14. Neither Seidenberg nor the Bruins prefer him in his navy suit instead of his Black-and-Gold uniform.
It may be coincidence that the Bruins lost the two games in which Seidenberg’s wrecked right knee has kept him sidelined. The two-game sample size is small, much like the Islanders’ margin of victory – three weird bounces led to three goals – in Tuesday’s setback at TD Garden.
But the results so far do not indicate a smooth ride for the Seidenberg-less Bruins. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.