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Tuukka Rask | Goalie | #40

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 176
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (21) / TOR
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Tuukka Rask made 37 saves in the Bruins’ 2-1 overtime win against the Sabres on Saturday night.
Rask allowed a second-period goal and that was it. After a slow start, his numbers trended up, but they fell back down in January (.914 SV%). We know he’s capable of clicking the switch at anytime. We’d stick with him despite the atypical numbers: 2.47 GAA, .918 SV%. Feb 6 - 10:03 PM

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Tuukka Rask will face Buffalo on Saturday night.

Rask beat Buffalo in his previous start against them while making 26 of 28 stops. One believes this ought to be a sure fire win for Rask and the Bruins tonight, but Rask is also riding the worst even strength save percentage (.921) of his career.
Feb 6 - 6:33 PM

Tukka Rask's 26 saves helped the Bruins down division rival Buffalo 3-2 on Thursday night.

Rask improves to 18-15-5 this season with a 2.51 goals against average and .916 save percentage. Going into Thursday night, Rask had lost three of his last four games.
Feb 4 - 11:05 PM

Look for Tuukka Rask to play between the pipes on Thursday.

That's based on the fact that Rask was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate. Rask has a 2.53 GAA and .916 save percentage in 37 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 4 - 11:45 AM

Tuukka Rask stopped 31 of 35 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Rask was beaten twice in the third frame and again in overtime as he suffered his third loss in his last four games (1-2-1). The 28-year-old's record falls to 17-15-5 with a 2.53 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage. Rask has a 3-2-1 record over his last six starts.
Feb 2 - 10:39 PM

Tuukka Rask will face Toronto on Tuesday night.

Though Rask went just 3-6-1 in 10 games during the month of January, only 26 pucks beat him while registering a .914 save percentage. Okay, that's a bit more central to the average than one may like but he's 9-8-3 with just 41 goals against over the last 20 starts and two months. Rask gets the Leafs tonight, so this is a fine opportunity for a quality start to February.
Feb 2 - 5:39 PM

Tuukka Rask entered the game after Jonas Gustavsson was pulled due to illness and stopped 19 of 22 shots in a 6-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

Rask took the loss in this one as the league's lowest-scoring team broke out offensively for six goals. Following the loss, Rask's record falls to 17-15-4 with a 2.49 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage. Rask has had somewhat of an up-and-down season, but was playing well before Tuesday night's game, winning three of his last four starts (3-1).
Jan 26 - 10:28 PM

Tuukka Rask replaced Jonas Gustavsson to begin the second period on Tuesday night against Anaheim.

Gustavsson stopped just 14 of 16 shots during the night's opening frame, and turned away just one of Anaheim's two power plays. There's no indication that Gustavsson was injured so this is likely a message from Coach Claude Julien to his team.
Jan 26 - 8:12 PM

Goalie Tuukka Rask, who was listed as a game-time decision, turned in a strong performance to help the Boston Bruins edge the Flyers 3-2 in Philadelphia Monday night.

Rask steered aside 34 shots to pick up his 17th win of the season. He has not been having a typically strong Rask season but he resembled his old self Monday night. He allowed two goals to Wayne Simmonds but he preserved the lead with a spectacular kick save off a Simmonds shot with 2:23 left in the second period. Lying on his left side in the goal crease, he kicked his right leg up high to stop Simmonds' shot. Rask is now 17-14-4, with a goals-against average of 2.45 and a save percentage of .918.
Jan 25 - 11:13 PM

Updating a previous item, Tuukka Rask will get the start in Monday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Rask was listed as a game-time decision, but the Bruins have deemed him healthy enough to suit up tonight. The 28-year-old has a 16-14-4 record with a 2.47 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage this season.
Jan 25 - 6:50 PM

Tuukka Rask is likely to get the nod for Boston on Monday night if he is 100 percent.

He was the first goaltender off the ice at the morning skate, but he is being listed as a game-time decision. Coach Claude Julien said that Rask will play if he is able to. The Bruins visit Philadelphia on Monday before hosting Anaheim on Tuesday. Jonas Gustavsson, who has won his last three outings, will probably get the start versus the Ducks if Rask faces the Flyers.
Jan 25 - 12:16 PM

Tuukka Rask won't play Saturday versus Columbus.

It was originally suspected that Rask would play tonight because Jonas Gustavsson, and not Rask, was in the morning skate. Turns out it's The Monster's turn to play instead.
Jan 23 - 6:37 PM

Look for Tuukka Rask to start in goal against the Blue Jackets Saturday night.

Rask will be looking for a little redemption after his last start, a 4-2 loss to Vancouver on Thursday in which he allowed three goals on 26 shots. For the season Rask sports a 16-14-4 record with a 2.47 goals against average and a .917 save percentage.
Jan 23 - 8:41 AM

Tukka Rask allowed three goals on 26 shots as the Canucks downed the Bruins 4-2 on Thursday night.

Rask had won his past two games, but was not in top form in a rematch of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. He falls to 16-14-4 with a .917 save percentage and 2.47 goals against average.
Jan 21 - 10:18 PM

Tuukka Rask stopped 38 of 39 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Rask and the Bruins avenged their ugly Winter Classic loss to these same Canadiens. He has a 16-13-4 record with a 2.45 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage in 28 games this season.
Jan 19 - 10:51 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Ryan Spooner
4Chris Kelly
LW1Brad Marchand
2Loui Eriksson
3Matt Beleskey
4Zac Rinaldo
5Maxime Talbot
RW1Brett Connolly
2Jimmy Hayes
3David Pastrnak
4Landon Ferraro
5Tyler Randell
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dennis Seidenberg
4Adam McQuaid
5Zach Trotman
6Colin Miller
7Kevan Miller
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Jonas Gustavsson