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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 blocked 22 of 24 shots Tuesday night as the Bruins defeated Florida by a score of 3-2.
Rask's season has fallen short of the high expectations set for him, but with victories in his last three games he has managed to improve his record to 32-19-12. He's a rock solid option down the stretch. Mar 31 - 11:08 PM

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Tuukka Rask will get the start against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

Boston come in three points clear of Ottawa, plus one more over Florida for the final Wild Card slot. Boston also sits just three points shy of Washington in the Wild Card, and three shy of Detroit for third in the Atlantic. Making tonight a potentially much bigger than the traditional four point swing. Rask for his part comes in with a 31-19-12 record with a .923 save percentage and a 2.30 GAA. He's among the leaders with 39 Quality Starts and eight Really Bad Starts, as well. Rask has won 11 of his 13 career starts versus Florida, with one of those losses coming in overtime back on March 21st.
Mar 31 - 5:05 PM

It turns out Tuukka Rask exited Saturday's game against the Rangers because of a migraine and not dehydration.

"It ended up being one of those situations where it was more prudent to keep him out," coach Claude Julien said. "With the score being what it was, there was no reason to try and rush him back. He was fine today." Rask was back in goal on Sunday and looked fine again in a 2-1 overtime victory.
Mar 31 - 10:31 AM

Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 31 shots in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over Carolina.

Rask was solid throughout the contest and he was named the game's first star for his effort. The 28-year-old won back-to-back starts this weekend and he allowed a total of one goal in both games against the Rangers and Hurricanes. Rask's record improves to 31-19-12, and he has a 2.30 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage this season. His overall body of work hasn't been overly impressive throughout the season.
Mar 29 - 8:25 PM

Tuukka Rask will get start the start versus the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday evening.

After leaving just 10 seconds into the second period of Saturday's tilt with the NY Rangers due to dehydration, Rask will return to the crease to help the Bruins maintain their slim playoff position. The Bruins sit just one and four points respectively over the Senators and Panthers for the final Wild Card slot. Rask for his part owns 30-19-12 record with a .922 save percentage and a 2.33 GAA through 63 games this season.
Mar 29 - 5:04 PM

The Boston Bruins say goalie Tuukka Rask is fine after leaving a 4-2 win against the Rangers Saturday afternoon because he apparently was dehydrated.

Bruins coach Claude Julien said Rask is all right and would travel with the Bruins for their game against the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday. Rask could start against the Hurricanes, Julien said. "It looks like it might have been a case of dehydration, so he’s scheduled to travel with us," the coach said. "He’s scheduled to be with us and he should be fine for [Sunday]." Rask, who left 10 seconds into the second period with Boston leading 3-0, had informed the Bruins during the first intermission that he wasn’t feeling well. "Yeah, we just found out at the beginning of the second," Julien said. "He went in there and when he came off that’s why I went to him and said, ‘Are you still having those symptoms?’ He said, 'Yeah,’ so I said, ‘Well, let’s get you out of here and put [Niklas Svedberg] in,’ who did a good job by the way." Rask had 14 saves; Svedberg, 16.
Mar 28 - 8:10 PM

It was an odd afternoon for Tuukka Rask in the Boston Bruins' 4-2 win against the New York Rangers.

Rask stopped all of the 14 shots he faced, but he left early in the second period and did not return with what's been labeled as dehydration. Niklas Svedberg played the rest of the game, but the Rangers only managed two goals, so Rask gets the win.
Mar 28 - 4:04 PM

Look for Tuukka Rask to get the start against the Rangers Saturday afternoon.

It's a big game, and as is every game, for the Bruins now as they fight for a wildcard playoff spot with Ottawa, Florida and Washington. Rask is coming off a 29-save, 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim, his fifth defeat in a row. The Rangers have been hot of late so things aren't going to get any easier for Rask Saturday afternoon.
Mar 28 - 8:23 AM

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

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

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5Ryan Spooner
6Marc Savard
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D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dougie Hamilton
4Dennis Seidenberg
5Adam McQuaid
6Matt Bartkowski
7Kevan Miller
8Zach Trotman
G1Tuukka Rask
2Niklas Svedberg