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Tuukka Rask | Goalie

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 185
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Tuukka Rask made 29 stops on a powerful Anaheim offense on Thursday night, but the Bruins fell 3-2 to the Ducks.
Rask has now lost five straight games and has allowed 13 goals in his past four. The 28-year-old is not the one to blame for the Bruins struggles lately though, as he holds a solid 29-19-12 record this season with a .921 save percentage and 2.34 goals against average. Mar 27 - 1:23 AM

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Tuukka Rask will get the start in Thursday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

Rask was pulled in his last start against Tampa Bay after he allowed four goals on just 12 shots. The 28-year-old has now lost four straight decisions (0-3-1) and he will face a tough Anaheim team tonight. He has a 29-19-11 record with a 2.33 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage.
Mar 26 - 7:06 PM

Tuukka Rask got the hook in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The 28-year-old was pulled after allowing four goals on just 12 shots in the contest. Rask is now winless in his last four starts (0-3-1). His record now drops to 29-19-11 and he has a 2.33 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage in 61 games this season. The Bruins have a one point lead over the Ottawa Senators for the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Senators have two games in hand.
Mar 22 - 7:48 PM

Tuukka Rask will get the start versus the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.

The Bruins come in holding a slim one-point lead over the Senators for the final Wild Card slot, and will submit their second game in hand to them as well. Rask for his part will play his seventh back-to-back set this season. He's 0-4-2 with 14 goals against on 190 shots over the first six.
Mar 22 - 5:00 PM

Tuukka Rask blocked 24 of 25 shots in the Bruins’ 2-1 shootout loss to the Panthers on Saturday night.

Rask is 0-2-1 over his past three games, though he rebounded nicely after giving up five in a loss to the Senators on Thursday. The Bruins goalie has a 2.31 goals-against average and .923 save percentage. There’s no reason to worry about him the rest of the way.
Mar 21 - 10:26 PM

Tuuka Rask seems ready to return to the Boston Bruins' net.

The veteran goalie led the Bruins out for the pregame warmup moments ago, in preparation for tonight's important match against the Florida Panthers. Rask is 29-18-10 this season with a goals-against average of 2.31.
Mar 21 - 7:06 PM

Don't be surprised if Tuukka Rask starts in only one of the Bruins' games this weekend.

Boston plays back-to-back games in Florida this weekend and Rask is likely to get the start in only one of them. We are betting Niklas Svedberg will get the start against the Panthers Saturday night with Rask going against the Lightning Sunday afternoon.
Mar 21 - 10:03 AM

Tukka Rask allowed five goals on 31 shots in a tough loss to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

Rask was out-duelled by Sens rookie sensation Andrew Hammond. It was Rask's second straight loss and drops his record to 29-18-10 this season with a .923 save percentage and 2.31 goals against average.
Mar 19 - 11:13 PM

Tuukka Rask will get start against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

The Bruins comes in holding just four points over the Senators for both third in the Atlantic, and the final Wild Card slot. Rask for his part owns a 29-17-10 record with a .924 save percentage and a 2.26 GAA through 58 games this season. He also owns 36 Quality Starts and six Really Bad Starts, a great ratio. Over 11 career starts versus Ottawa, Rask owns a 7-2-2 record with two shutouts and 23 goals against.
Mar 19 - 7:06 PM

Tuukka Rask (undisclosed) sounds ready to return Thursday night.

"I'm not going to play every game obviously," said Rask. "When you know for sure that you're not going in there so you can kind of relax and you hope it pays dividends. I've played a lot of hockey. I don't feel tired, it's just a matter of getting the rest and staying mentally strong." He didn't dress on Tuesday because of what the team called "general soreness" and he laughed about the diagnosis. Boston is taking three goaltenders on their road trip.
Mar 19 - 10:22 AM

Tuukka Rask (undisclosed) took part in Wednesday's practice.

The Bruins will take three goaltenders on their road trip, but it wouldn't surprise anyone if he was available to play on Thursday against Ottawa. He missed Tuesday's game because of "general soreness."
Mar 18 - 4:18 PM

Tuukka Rask didn't dress Tuesday night because of "general soreness."

Jeremy Smith served as Niklas Svedberg's backup in a 2-1 shootout loss to Buffalo. The Bruins didn't provide an update on Rask's status, but it's expected that he'll be ready to face Ottawa on Thursday night.
Mar 18 - 10:13 AM

Tuukka Rask is battling an illness.

Rask will skip Tuesday's game as a result. Niklas Svedberg will serve as the starting goaltender while Jeremy Smith has been called up to warm the bench.
Mar 17 - 5:49 PM

Tuukka Rask made 36 saves in Bostons' 2-0 loss to Washington on Sunday night.

Rask simply didn't have any help on either end of the ice. He was asked to make several excellent saves, including on secondary efforts. And his teammates were unable to solve Braden Holtby. The loss drops the Bruins two points under the Capitals, and five points over the Senators for the final slot in the Wild Card. Rask's record now stands at 29-17-10 with a .924 save percentage and a 2.26 GAA.
Mar 15 - 10:44 PM

Tuukka Rask will get the start against the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.

The Bruins and Capitals come in with nearly identical records, owning both eastern Wild Card sports with 82 points. Making a victory all the more vital. For his part, Rask brings a 29-16-10 with a .924 save percentage and a 2.26 GAA through 57 games this season. Rask also owns 35 Quality Starts against six Really Bad Starts. He has one victory in eight starts versus Washington with a shutout and 23 goals against.
Mar 15 - 7:07 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Carl Soderberg
4Gregory Campbell
5Ryan Spooner
6Marc Savard
LW1Milan Lucic
2Brad Marchand
3Daniel Paille
4Maxime Talbot
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Brett Connolly
3Reilly Smith
4Chris Kelly
5David Pastrnak
6Brian Ferlin
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dougie Hamilton
4Dennis Seidenberg
5Adam McQuaid
6Matt Bartkowski
7Kevan Miller
8Zach Trotman
G1Tuukka Rask
2Niklas Svedberg