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Matt Kalman
November 30, 2018 - 3:26 pm
We’ve seen hints of defenseman Connor Clifton’s gambling style here and there during his seven-game stint with the Bruins, but for the most part the 23-year-old has shown he knows when to hold them, knows when to fold them. A couple treks behind the opposition’s goal line have been overshadowed in...
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Matt Kalman
November 30, 2018 - 9:01 am
When posed with a question about this being the time of year he typically finds his groove in goal, Tuukka Rask made a joke Thursday. “I don’t know. Maybe I just don’t want to play in October,” said Rask, after a 2-1 shootout win against the New York Islanders at TD Garden. Rask got a hearty laugh...
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Matt Kalman
November 21, 2018 - 10:57 pm
Tuukka Rask is back. Not only is he back from his four-day leave of absence to take care of a personal issue, he’s back at the top of his game. And in the two games he started on the Bruins’ 1-1-2 road trip he was the No. 1 reason Boston picked up a point in each contest. Rask made sure the Bruins...
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Matt Kalman
November 16, 2018 - 11:42 pm
Remember when Zdeno Chara left the Bruins’ loss in Colorado with a lower-body injury Wednesday and then was sent back to Boston on Thursday and you figured things couldn’t get any worse for the Bruins injury-wise? Well, you might want to wake up Saturday and do whatever you do for good luck, but do...
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Matt Kalman
November 13, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Tuukka Rask is back. The Bruins goaltender practiced with his teammates at Warrior Ice Arena on Tuesday after four days away from the club to attend to a personal matter. After leaving the ice, Rask got out of his equipment and thanked the Bruins for allowing him to take time off and expressed...
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Matt Kalman
November 13, 2018 - 10:34 am
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask returned to practice Tuesday after he was granted a leave of absence by the team to attend to a personal matter on Friday. No other details about Rask's time away from the team were revealed. “We just felt that it was important for us to address that he’ll be away from...
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Matt Kalman
November 11, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, who was granted a leave of absence to attend to a personal matter Friday, could be back with the team as soon as Tuesday. “We’re off [Monday], so Tuesday we have practice. I suspect Tuukka will join us then, but that’s something we’ll discuss with him [Monday],"...
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Matt Kalman
November 09, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask is 4-4-0 with a 3.05 goals-against average and .901 save, and he’s ceded some playing time in the Boston crease to Jaroslav Halak through the first 15 games of this season. Perhaps there’s been more to his struggles than just positioning and adjusting to the smaller...
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Matt Kalman
November 08, 2018 - 11:57 pm
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask didn’t have lofty expectations after he entered the Bruins’ 8-5 loss to Vancouver with the Bruins trailing 5-3 and soon found himself behind 8-4 at TD Garden on Thursday. “I was just trying to keep it under 10, that’s what I was worried about,” Rask said after the...
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Matt Kalman
November 05, 2018 - 11:52 pm
Tuukka Rask didn’t have time to have dinner with his old teammate Anton Khudobin while the Dallas Stars were in town for an off day Sunday. The current Bruins goaltender and his old backup discussed the situation prior to the Bruins-Stars game during the warmups Monday and determined that when they...
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