Tuukka Rask

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Evan Marinofsky
April 19, 2019 - 9:53 pm
It looked like this one was going to go all night. And then came the 8:27 mark of the third period when the Boston Bruins had their first defensive breakdown -- the first crucial one for either team. An Auston Matthews one-timer for the first goal of the game. Just like we all predicted. Auston...
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Evan Marinofsky
April 18, 2019 - 8:58 am
The roof was mere decibels away from blowing off Scotiabank Arena on several occasions Wednesday night. The Maple Leafs faithful could feel the chance to go up 3-1 in the series. But the roof never did blow off. Instead, Tuukka Rask fended off any chance of that happening, as he stopped 38 of 42...
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WEEI
April 17, 2019 - 10:08 pm
The Bruins nearly let a 5-2 third-period lead slip away, but held on for a 6-4 win over the Maple Leafs on the road Wednesday night to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2. David Pastrnak, who had been having a quiet series, came to life and scored twice, while Brad Marchand had a goal and two...
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Evan Marinofsky
April 11, 2019 - 11:29 pm
BOSTON - The biggest scapegoat on the Bruins is usually Tuukka Rask and on Thursday night, with two Toronto Maple Leafs goals coming on breakaways, it'd be easy to pin the tail on the Tuukka. But Bruce Cassidy was adamant after the game that the B's 4-1 loss had nothing to do with his $7 million a...
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Evan Marinofsky
April 11, 2019 - 9:46 pm
The Boston Bruins simply didn't show up. The Toronto Maple Leafs took down the Bruins in Game 1 of their first round series 4-1 on Thursday night to take a 1-0 series lead. Things looked encouraging for the Bruins to start when Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring at 9:31 of the first on the power...
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Matt Kalman
April 09, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Tuukka Rask confirmed he’s fresh for the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs after playing 46 games in the regular season, his fewest appearances since the 2011-12 season. But guess what, Jaroslav Halak is equally fresh and ready should the Bruins need help getting past the Toronto Maple Leafs and...
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Matt Kalman
April 08, 2019 - 5:34 pm
In his annual pre-playoffs press conference Monday, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was asked about the execution of the plan to get Tuukka Rask more rest this season after the signing of Jaroslav Halak to a two-year contract at $2.75 million per season. Rask played 46 games, his fewest in a...
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Matt Kalman
April 07, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The Bruins will begin their Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs onThursday . With days off scheduled for Sunday and Monday, and possibly Tuesday, we might not get a look at coach Bruce Cassidy’s lineup until Wednesday. We also won’t know the status of Sean...
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Matt Kalman
April 07, 2019 - 11:19 am
Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports joined co-hosts Ken Laird and Matt Kalman for the full hour of Sunday Skate on Sunday. As always, the talk about the Bruins and their upcoming first-round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs veered off into a discussion of goaltender Tuukka Rask, who had a ...
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Matt Kalman
April 06, 2019 - 5:34 pm
You shouldn’t worry about Tuukka Rask giving up five goals on 21 shots to the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 6-3 loss at TD Garden on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams, a glorified exhibition game between two clubs locked into postseason position. Because Rask isn’t worried and...
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