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Tuukka Rask | Goalie | #40

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 176
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (21) / TOR
Contract: view contract details

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Tuukka Rask's groin issue is something that lingered throughout the season.
The ailment prevented him from making an important start for the Bruins on March 25. Rask was hoping that rest and some therapy would be enough to help him recover, but he had groin surgery on Tuesday to repair the problem. May 10 - 9:42 AM

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Tuukka Rask had successful groin surgery Tuesday.

He is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 season. Rask played well in the playoffs despite the injury. He also had 37 wins along with a 2.23 GAA, a .915 save percentage and eight shutouts during the regular season.
May 9 - 6:43 PM

Tuukka Rask kicked out 26 of 29 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to Ottawa in Game 6 on Sunday.

Rask faced two power-play shots in this contest and both of them got past him. The second of those power-play goals was also the overtime winner. With that, the Boston Bruins have been eliminated from the 2017 playoffs in the first round. Rask
Apr 23 - 6:35 PM

Tuukka Rask will play between the pipes for Boston Sunday afternoon.

Rask has a 2.14 GAA and .924 save percentage in five playoff starts. With Ottawa leading the series 3-2, the Bruins will be looking for another strong performance from Rask to help force a Game 7.
Apr 23 - 2:48 PM

Tuukka Rask turned aside 41 of 43 shots in Friday's 3-2 double overtime win over the Ottawa Senators.

The Bruins came into this game facing elimination, and when they were trailing 2-0 in the second period, things didn't look good for them. But the Bruins managed to tie the game thanks to goals by David Pastrnak and Sean Kuraly. In the extra frame, it was Kuraly who scored the game-winning goal for the Bruins. Rask now owns a 2.14 goals-against-average and a .924 save percentage this postseason. Game 6 will take place in Boston on Sunday afternoon.
Apr 22 - 12:28 AM

Tuukka Rask is expected to be in net for Game 5 against Ottawa on Friday.

Only 10 pucks have beaten the all-world netminder through the first four games of the series, but he'll have to boost his .913 save percentage a bit if Boston is to stave off elimination.
Apr 21 - 6:29 PM

Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 27 shots in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Rask couldn't even be faulted on the goal, as Bobby Ryan redirected a slap-pass from Erik Karlsson from in-close. The Bruins will now head back to Ottawa trailing 3-1 in the best-of-seven series. A loss on Friday night would officially end Boston's 2017 postseason "run". Rask owns a 1-3 record with a 2.44 goals-against-average and a .913 save percentage.
Apr 19 - 11:05 PM

Tuuka Rask will be between he pipes against the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night, in Game 4 of the first round series.

Rask sporting a 1-2 record, with a 2.88 goals against average and sub-par .898 save percentage thus far in the postseason. He has appeared in every game since a March 25 absence with a lower body injury, except for the April 2nd game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Apr 19 - 7:55 PM

Tuukka Rask stopped 28 of 32 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss in Game 3 on Monday.

Rask and the Bruins fell behind early as he surrendered two goals on 10 shots in the first period. Ottawa added another goal early in the second period to gain a 3-0 lead, but Rask held the fort after that to allow the Bruins to claw their way back into this one. Unfortunately for the Bruins, in the end they've still found themselves behind 2-1 in the first round series.
Apr 17 - 10:24 PM

Tuukka Rask is expected to get the start in Game 3 against Ottawa on Monday night.

Rask gave up four goals in an overtime loss to the Sens in Game 2. He has a 2.47 goals-against-average and a .911 save percentage during the playoffs.
Apr 17 - 6:01 PM

Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 29 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series.

Rask was great through the first two periods but the Bruins crumbled during the third period. Chara's delay of game penalty for sending the puck over the glass at the end of the third period put the Bruins in a tough spot to start overtime and Dion Phaneuf scored the winner a little after the power play expired. The Bruins will head back to Boston with the series tied at 1-1.
Apr 15 - 6:27 PM

Tuukka Rask will start for the Boston Bruins in Game 2 against the Ottawa Senators.

Rask was great in Game 1, stopping 26 of 27 shots and leading his team to victory. It will be his 49th career post-season game. He boasts a 29-19 record with a 2.09 goals against average and a .930 save percentage.
Apr 15 - 2:48 PM

Tuukka Rask turned aside 26 of 27 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.

Rask gave up the game's first goal in the second period, but he was outstanding in this one. The Bruins goalie kept his team in the game, especially in the second period when they were outshot 12-0. Boston eventually got two goals from Frank Vatrano and Brad Marchand in the third frame. Rask and his team now find themselves up 1-0 in the best-of-seven series. Game 2 will be in Ottawa on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Apr 12 - 10:06 PM

Tuukka Rask will be in goal for Game 1 versus Ottawa on Wednesday night.

He was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate and he's expected to get the nod, which should come as no surprise. Rask went 0-3-1 against the Senators during the regular season.
Apr 12 - 2:43 PM

Tuukka Rask relieved Anton Khudobin (illness) during Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Capitals.

Khudobin was only able to play the first two periods as Rask entered the game trailing 3-1. Rask turned away all eight shots he faced, and didn't take a mark on his ledger.
Apr 8 - 6:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson
4Ryan Spooner
5Austin Czarnik
LW1Brad Marchand
2Anders Bjork
3Sean Kuraly
4Frank Vatrano
5Matt Beleskey
6Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2David Backes
3Riley Nash
4Noel Acciari
5Kenny Agostino
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Kevan Miller
7Paul Postma
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin