Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask
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Scott McLaughlin
May 05, 2019 - 1:35 am
Generally, if a goalie gives up three goals in the third period, it would be hard to argue he had a great game. But in the Bruins ' 4-3 Game 5 win over the Blue Jackets Saturday night, Tuukka Rask gave up three goals in the third period and still had a great game, continuing his terrific stretch of...
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Brad Marchand
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Evan Marinofsky
May 04, 2019 - 10:13 pm
The third period had it all in Game 5, but the Bruins came out on top 4-3 to take a 3-2 series lead, with David Pastrnak scoring what proved to be the game-winner off a nice feed from Brad Marchand with 1:28 to go. The Bruins got on the board for the first time in the second period when David...
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Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand
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WEEI
May 02, 2019 - 10:39 pm
The Bruins evened up their second-round series with a 4-1 win over the Blue Jackets in Columbus Thursday night. Patrice Bergeron scored a pair of power-play goals, while David Pastrnak and Sean Kuraly also found the scoresheet. Tuukka Rask was outstanding, stopping 39 of the 40 shots he faced...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 02, 2019 - 10:29 pm
The only goal Tuukka Rask allowed Thursday came after a controversial no-call on a puck that went into the mesh in the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round in Columbus. The Bruins goalie didn’t get the shutout, but he got the 4-1 win with a 39-save performance and so now...
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Artemi Panarin
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Scott McLaughlin
April 28, 2019 - 12:14 am
The Bruins killed off one penalty in the first overtime, but they couldn't kill off a second in the second OT. With Patrice Bergeron in the box for a trip committed on the forecheck, Matt Duchene buried a rebound after Tuukka Rask had stopped Artemi Panarin's one-time bid to give the Blue Jackets a...
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Tuukka Rask
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Evan Marinofsky
April 24, 2019 - 1:40 am
Tuukka Rask saved the best for last. Well, it actually wasn't the last because he was at his best. It's no secret that Rask receives his share of criticism from Boston fans and media. Whether it be for Game 6 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, letting four goals go past him in last year's Game 7...
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Joakim Nordstrom
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Evan Marinofsky
April 23, 2019 - 9:40 pm
The Boston Bruins came out flying. The Toronto Maple Leafs did not. On Tuesday night, the Bruins took down the Maple Leafs 5-1 in a riveting Game 7. The game was to be the third Game 7 the Bruins and Leafs had played against each other in the past six year. The Bruins won in 2013. The Bruins won in...
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Tuukka Rask
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Evan Marinofsky
April 22, 2019 - 6:29 am
Tuukka Rask needed a "B-" on Sunday's test to keep his team above passing and that's exactly the grade he got. Rask and the Boston Bruins ' rear ends were on the line in Game 6 and they came through. However, during the game, the storylines flipped. Up until that point, Rask played well enough to...
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Zach Hyman Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Trying to find someone not employed by the NHL or the Toronto Maple Leafs that agrees with the ruling that Auston Matthews’ goal Friday against the Bruins wasn’t goaltender interference has been Whitey Bulger-style manhunt. Brian Burke, now an analyst for Sportsnet , once was the president and...
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Tuukka Rask and Zach Hyman
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Evan Marinofsky
April 20, 2019 - 12:00 am
The most controversial play of the series played out on Friday night when the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to take a 3-2 series lead. The Maple Leafs came out on the right end; the Bruins on the wrong end. With 11 minutes gone in the third period, Auston Matthews one-timed a slap...
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