Tuukka Rask

Boston Bruins Tuukka Rask
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Matt Kalman
March 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is heading into his third Stanley Cup playoffs run with the Bruins with Tuukka Rask as his No. 1 goaltender. After the Bruins’ morning skate at Warrior Ice Arena on Wednesday morning in preparation for their night game against the New York Rangers, Cassidy was asked what...
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Matt Kalman
March 07, 2019 - 11:36 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy had the quote of the morning Thursday after he was asked whether competing for home-ice advantage down the stretch was important. “We’d like to have home-ice advantage, simple because it’s not called home-ice disadvantage, that’s why,” Cassidy said some eight hours before...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 02, 2019 - 10:57 pm
Remember when Tuukka Rask’s season was a disaster and Jaroslav Halak was going to take his job and the Bruins were going to have to ship Rask out of town to clear cap space? The days of panicking in the streets about Rask seem like years ago, just like how long it feels since Rask lost a game in...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
February 03, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Although publicly criticizing players on a regular basis is probably not a recipe for consistent success for any NHL coach, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy now knows that when he plays that card his players will respond. The Bruins answered Cassidy’s call for a better defensive performance with a 1-0...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
January 31, 2019 - 2:01 pm
It’s been 12 days since he last played, but Tuukka Rask is ready to return to the Bruins’ crease and go for the franchise’s all-time wins record Thursday. Rask, who missed the Bruins’ first-game back after their bye week and the NHL All-Star break Tuesday, will start against the Flyers at TD Garden...
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Matt Kalman
January 20, 2019 - 1:21 am
Are the 2018-19 Bruins cursed? If you’re inclined to believe in such things, you’d pretty much have to subscribe to such a theory when it comes to the team that just can't stay healthy. Heading into their 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers at TD Garden on Saturday, the Bruins had lost 162 man games...
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Matt Kalman
January 08, 2019 - 11:25 pm
Tuukka Rask’s reward for his first shutout of the season is going to be a game off. “Washington coming in (Thursday) is a little different, we haven’t had much success against them,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after a 4-0 win against Minnesota at TD Garden on Tuesday. “So we’re leaning towards...
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Matt Kalman
January 04, 2019 - 11:28 am
The Bruins hit their halfway point of the season ranked fourth in the NHL in goals allowed per game (2.66). General manager Don Sweeney’s move to important a veteran with experience as a No. 1 to push for ice time and fill in for longer stretches when needed has worked to perfection, and...
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Matt Kalman
January 01, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Who you calling a fourth line? You’re definitely not giving that designation to the trio of Joakim Nordstrom, Sean Kuraly and Chris Wagner after those three players’ heroics in the third period of the 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame on Tuesday. After Nordstrom and Wagner harassed the Chicago...
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Matt Kalman
December 28, 2018 - 1:23 pm
We know what Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask wants to wear on New Year's Day. He unveiled his Winter Classic-themed mask Friday in practice at Warrior Ice Arena, but we won't know if Rask or Jaroslav Halak is going to start against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in South Bend until after the...
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