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Tuukka Rask | Goalie | #40

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 176
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (21) / TOR
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Tuukka Rask allowed five goals on 25 shots in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Bruins had a 3-1 lead late in the second period, but they found themselves down 4-3 in the third. David Krejci managed to tie the game at four to force overtime, but Cam Atkinson eventually scored the game-winner for Columbus. Even though they lost, you have to tip your cap to the Bruins, who were without Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Charlie McAvoy and Rick Nash tonight. Rask owns a 30-11-5 record with a 2.35 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage this season. Mar 19 - 10:04 PM

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Tuukka Rask is expected to start Monday's matchup versus Columbus.

Rask was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, so he should be in the crease Monday night. He posted a 23-save shutout against Tampa Bay Saturday during in his last outing. Rask has been victorious in his last six decisions.
Mar 19 - 3:48 PM

Tuukka Rask made 23 saves in a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.

Rask earned his third shutout of the season, Saturday, while only having to make 23 saves in the process. All the while, he's begun a new winning streak of his own, having won his last six starts for Boston. Rask's record is now 30-11-4 with a 2.30 GAA and a .919 save percentage.
Mar 17 - 11:36 PM

Tuukka Rask will start in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Head coach Bruce Cassidy even went a little further, saying he expects his star goaltender to play in "eight or nine of the remaining 13 games". The Bruins are currently four points back of the Lightning with a game in hand. A win tonight would give them a legitimate shot at finishing the regular season atop of the Eastern Conference. Rask's workload will be monitored up until playoff time but nine of a possible 13 games is more than enough to remain a strong fantasy option in the fantasy post-season.
Mar 17 - 12:32 PM

Tuukka Rask will start Saturday against Tampa Bay.

Rask will get the night off Thursday when Anton Khudobin plays versus the Florida Panthers. He has won five straight contests despite allowing four goals against in a game three times during that span. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Mar 15 - 2:08 PM

Tuukka Rask allowed four goals on 33 shots in a 6-4 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Despite giving up four goals, Rask was able to come away with the win after his teammates scored five-straight third period goals. He has now allowed four goals in five of his last eight games but will see his record improve to 29-11-4 with a 2.35 goals-against-average and .917 save percentage.
Mar 13 - 10:02 PM

Tuukka Rask will start Tuesday's contest against Carolina.

Rask has won games in a row to lift his record to 28-11-4 on the year. He has a 2.31 goals-against average and .918 save percentage through 44 games.
Mar 13 - 2:17 PM

Tuukka Rask stopped 23 of 27 shots in a 7-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Rask has now won four-straight starts but hasn't look dominant lately. The Bruins did admit he is dealing with a minor injury and that might be the cause of his numbers dipping lately. The Finnish netminder now has a 28-11-4 record with a 2.31 goals-against-average and .918 save percentage this season.
Mar 10 - 4:36 PM

Tuukka Rask will be in the crease on Saturday against Chicago.

Rask has won his last three starts. He has a 27-11-4 record, 2.27 GAA, and .920 save percentage in 43 contests this season.
Mar 9 - 1:30 PM

Tuukka Rask turned aside 31 of 33 shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Rask gave up a power-play goal at the 1:38 mark of the first period, but the Bruins scored the next two goals before Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal with 22 seconds left in regulation. The Bruins netminder has now won each of his last three games. The 30-year-old has a 27-11-4 record with a 2.27 goals-against-average and a .920 save percentage this season.
Mar 8 - 9:56 PM

Tuukka Rask will be back in goal for the Bruins on Thursday night.

Rask has skipped the last two games due to a "very minor" lower-body injury. He was able to serve Anton Khudobin's backup during that time. Rask has a 26-11-4 record with a 2.27 goals-against average and .919 save percentage this season.
Mar 8 - 11:59 AM

Tuukka Rask is backing up Anton Khudobin on Tuesday night.

Rask has been dealing with a lower-body injury, so it was unclear if he was going to dress at all tonight. It's also uncertain when he will be ready to start again.
Mar 6 - 8:02 PM

Tuukka Rask (lower body) is on the ice for the pregame warmups ahead of Tuesday's contest against Detroit.

Rask will serve as Anton Khudobin's backup if he is able to, but this will be the second game in a row that he hasn't started because of a lower-body injury. The ailment is believed to be very minor, but it has been lingering.
Mar 6 - 6:44 PM

Tuukka Rask (lower body) skated on Tuesday morning.

Rask won't start Tuesday night against Detroit, but he still could available to dress in the contest. "Tuukka is out skating today. He's feeling better," coach Bruce Cassidy said. " ... We'll make a decision after the skate, talk to Tuukka and if he feels if he had to go in and he could do it, he would back up. Otherwise we would look at a goaltender from Providence." Rask didn't skate for three days leading into Tuesday's session.
Mar 6 - 11:56 AM

Tuukka Rask is still dealing with a lingering lower-body injury.

"Nursing a minor injury ... we'll keep an eye on that one," said coach Bruce Cassidy after Monday's practice. "Not having skated now for three days, doesn't look like he'll be able to go tomorrow ... probably wants to get in a little work before he goes back in the net." Rask still may be good enough to sit on the bench Tuesday against Detroit, but it sounds like Anton Khudobin will get the nod again after he started Saturday's overtime win over Montreal.
Mar 5 - 1:12 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Riley Nash
4Tommy Wingels
5Sean Kuraly
LW1Brad Marchand
2Rick Nash
3Anton Blidh
4Jake DeBrusk
5Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2Danton Heinen
3David Backes
4Brian Gionta
5Noel Acciari
6Anders Bjork
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Nick Holden
7Matthew Grzelcyk
8Kevan Miller
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin