Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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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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Tuukka Rask has returned as the Bruins' MVP, this season. (Eric Bolte/USA Today Sports)
Matt Kalman
November 30, 2018 - 1:23 pm
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
October 03, 2018 - 11:08 pm
On the eve of their season-opener on the road against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals, the Bruins let themselves get baited into answering questions about the Capitals’ 15-minute banner-raising ceremony. With the Capitals potentially distracted by the banner and reminiscences...
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Matt Kalman
October 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
On the eve of starting the Bruins’ season-opener for the seventh straight year, Tuukka Rask knows that for however long he wears the pads and mask in addition to his black and gold sweater, he’ll be held to a higher standard than most, if not all, of his teammates. It’s championship or bust for the...
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Matt Kalman
October 02, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Bruins center Patrice Bergeron went through a second straight day of full-contact practice Tuesday at Warrior Ice Arena, and he expects to be in the lineup for the season-opener at the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Bergeron’ recovery from offseason groin surgery...
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Sara Civian
September 14, 2018 - 6:36 pm
Some were in China, some were in Boston, but all scheduled to participate in the Bruins’ first practices of the season finally returned to the ice Friday. Lines from practice in Shenzhen ahead of Saturday’s preseason game vs. Calgary: Brad Marchand - Jack Studnicka - David Pastrnak Jake DeBrusk -...
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