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Stanley Cup of Chowder Apr 14, 2015

Fresh Links: Options Edition

The Bruins organization and players have lots to consider. Debriefings, regrets, recriminations, and rumors... There are a few items on the Bruins' summer HoneyDo list... [NESN] ...but one of those items is NOT "fire the coach." Bonus: Debunking the assertion that Claude Julien "hates young players." [PatriotLedger] Brad Marchand believes that the team failed to execute Julien's good game plan, and that the Bruins' 96 points would ordinarily have been enough to make the playoffs. [WEEI] You can always count on Tuukka Rask for a frank assessment of his and his team's performance....
Boston Herald Apr 14, 2015
Tuukka turns in grade: F

Tuukka turns in grade: F

Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask was not mincing words when asked what letter grade his team deserved for its ninth-place season.“Well, what’s failed, F?” Rask said. “Because you know, if you don’t make the playoffs, you’ve failed.”In almost any other campaign the Bruins’ 96 points would have been enough to qualify for the postseason. Last year that total would have been good for the fifth seed in the East. That knowledge wasn’t any consolation to Rask.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Apr 13, 2015

Tweet Salad

The Bruins are out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. LET'S GO PROVIDENCE BRUINS! resilience is the new truculence — Ian McLaren (@iancmclaren) April 13, 2015 A shootout. The Bruins' final punishment. — DJ Bean (@DJ_Bean) April 12, 2015 We got a lot more non-answers (injuries, FA status) on this breakup day than has been the case in the past. — Amalie Benjamin (@AmalieBenjamin) April 13, 2015 David Pastrnak not sure what immediate plans are for him. Couls be returned to Providence, or just go home. — Dan Cagen (@DanCagen) April 13, 2015 Tuukka Rask is...

Fresh Links: Away We Go Edition

Three road games left to win All (hockey) eyes are on the nation's capital as the Bruins face the Capitals at 8:00 PM. Just the facts, ma'am, in this preview of tonight's tilt. [MetroWestDailyNews] You guessed it, it is RIVALRY NIGHT and a double header at that! [NHL] No worries, the Bruins are due for a win against the Caps! [ProHockeyTalk] The Bruins will need to git 'er done without Dougie Hamilton , who is not traveling with the team. [BostonHerald] Tuukka Rask is firing on all cylinders as the regular season winds to a close. He has put in some serious time in net this...

Tweet Salad

The Bruins are in the home stretch for a playoff berth. #NHLBruins practice lines same as Monday: 63-37-21; 17-46-88; 23-51-22, 11-34-18. 20 rotates w/63-37-21 line; 25 rotates w/11-34-18.— Mike Loftus (@MLoftus_Ledger) April 7, 2015 Dougie Hamilton will not go on the road trip. Joe Morrow will.— Amalie Benjamin (@AmalieBenjamin) April 7, 2015 Seidenberg is a little under the weather, per Julien. Expects him to play tomorrow.— Dan Cagen (@DanCagen) April 7, 2015 Tuukka Rask is second amongst goalies in penalty minutes. Temper temper...— Chris Abraham (@CrzyCanucklehed) April 7,...
Boston Herald Apr 5, 2015
Tuukka Rask to the rescue in low-scoring tilt

Tuukka Rask to the rescue in low-scoring tilt

It nearly defied logic, but Tuukka Rask is the type of goalie on whom a team can count when logic fails.It didn’t make sense that the Bruins put a season-high 50 shots on net opposed to just 28 from the Toronto Maple Leafs but still needed a shootout to see Rask bail them out after an uncanny inability to put away one golden chance after another.Yet, for better or worse, the 2-1 win made perfect sense in the larger picture of the season. The Bruins simply have trouble finishing and the bedrock consistency of Rask gives them the chance to win in spite of it.

Recap! Bruins Eek Out Victory in Shootout, 2-1 F/SO

It didn't necessarily feel good, but they desperately needed the two points. Gifs/Vids all courtesy of @PeteBlackburn/Days of Y'Orr & @CrzyCanucklehed/Our own Chris Abraham. The Bruins remain tied with the Detroit Red Wings at 95 points, and 3 points up on the 92-point Ottawa Senators. Patrice Bergeron and Tuukka Rask--your 98.5 Three Starts of 2014-15--won this game. Boston as a team had 50 shots on goal, but hit countless more skates, sticks, and posts, or just flat-out missed the net. James Reimer won't get enough credit for how well he played, but at this point what's the...
Stanley Cup of Chowder Mar 30, 2015

Tweet Salad

In the home stretch... me when tuukka rask was slow to get up pic.twitter.com/CM0OKLWfgl — Marina Molnar (@mkmolnar) March 29, 2015 Pastrnak & Spooner have easily been my favourite things about the Bruins this season. Hope they're given chance to shine down the stretch. — Ian McLaren (@iancmclaren) March 30, 2015 Spooner a very interesting quote. Usually brief answers, yet more descriptive than most — DJ Bean (@DJ_Bean) March 29, 2015 I’m a very small measurement of something from getting a Spooner jersey. I’m like a Nate Gerbe away from pulling the...
Stanley Cup of Chowder Mar 30, 2015

Fresh Links: Home Stretch Edition

Let's go, BRUINS! WINNING! The Bruins beat the Rangers on Saturday and the Hurricanes on Sunday. Saturday's matinee was a goalie free-for all. Henrik Lundqvist returned to game action only to give up four goals in the Rangers ' loss. Tuukka Rask retired to the dressing room after the opening minutes of the second period, after which Nicklas Svedberg held the fort.  [EdmontonSun] Who was that good lookin' guy manning the bench door as Svedberg 's backup? [NESN] Milan Lucic 's first goal in Saturday's game was lucky... or was it? [BostonHerald] This victory ended a six-game...
Boston Herald Mar 30, 2015
Bruins Notebook: Rask back to old self

Bruins Notebook: Rask back to old self

RALEIGH, N.C. — After his 30-save performance in the Bruins’ 2-1 overtime win against Carolina yesterday, Tuukka Rask revealed it was a migraine that chased him out of Saturday’s game against the Rangers and not the dehydration that originally was rumored to be the cause of his abrupt exit.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Mar 29, 2015

GIF Recap: Bruins at Carolina

Pasta Party! Ryan Spooner gets the first goal after David Pastrnak freezes the defense just 2:21 into the game. Video In typical Bruins fashion, Nathan Gerbe scores with :22 left in the second to tie the game at one. Video Tuukka Rask goes post to post to make the save but is slow getting up. Luckily he would shake it off and stay in the game. Carl Söderberg with the backhanded pass to his blind side, and David Pastrnak buries it with a low hard slapshot, and the Bruins are now control their own playoff destiny again. Video Im sure this one will come in handy later on:...
Boston Globe Mar 28, 2015

Claude Julien: Tuukka Rask’s Departure Due to ‘Dehydration’

In the midst of the Bruins’ 4-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday, their fans had to hold their breath when one of the team’s most important players inexplicably left the game.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Mar 28, 2015

Third Period Public Skate: Bruins 4, Rangers 1

No sign of Tuukka Rask. The good: The Bruins lead, 4-1. The potentially very very bad: Tuukka Rask left the game after a whistle ten seconds into the second, and didn't return. No update as to why. Discuss.

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