5:35 AM EST, Mon December 22, 2014

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8 hours ago
Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 28 shots in Boston's 4-3 overtime win over Buffalo.
Dec 17, 2014
Niklas Svedberg, getting a chance Wednesday night to tend the Boston Bruins' net in place of starting goalie Tuukka Rask, turned away 35 of the 37 shots he faced in regulation and overtime en route to a 3-2 victory over the Wild in Minnesota.
Rotoworld 8 hours ago

Tuukka Rask makes 25 saves in OT win - Tuukka Rask (G) Boston Bruins

Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 28 shots in Boston's 4-3 overtime win over Buffalo.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Dec 18, 2014

The Third Save of HanTuukka

שָׁלוֹם! Rask stops Luke Glendening from going all NHL '94 on him. לְחַיִים!
Hockey Wilderness Dec 17, 2014

Bruins; Svedberg Beat Wild 3-2 in Overtime

The Bruins came into Wednesday night's game on a three-game losing streak. Minnesota, on the other hand, were coming off an emotional loss to the Blackhawks the night before. In a break for the Wild, the Bruins were dressing young goalie Niklas Svedberg instead of Tuuka Rask, who played the night before in a 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators. Advantage: Wild, right? You would be wrong. It was a huge crowd in Downtown St. Paul to take in Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBC, because, you know, Minnesota and Boston play each other twice per season. The Wild gave of the first goal of the game...

Takeaways from B's win in Minnesota

The Boston Bruins can thank goaltender Niklas Svedberg for their 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center. While the Bruins' Loui Eriksson provided the game-winning goal in OT, Svedberg finished with 35 saves to help Boston snap a three-game losing streak. Starting his first game since Dec. 2 (a span of five games), Svedberg was outstanding and made many timely saves, as No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask was given the night off since the Bruins had back-to-back games.
Boston Herald Dec 17, 2014
Bruins Notebook: Tuukka Rask unfazed by meager offense

Bruins Notebook: Tuukka Rask unfazed by meager offense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the 12th time in 15 games, the Bruins last night could not score more than two goals. That’s a problem.One would think that the issue would put an awful lot of pressure on your goalie to be nearly perfect. But after last night’s 3-2 loss in a shootout to the Nashville Predators, Tuukka Rask said that the current scoring woes are not affecting his mindset.
Boston Herald Dec 16, 2014
Bruins lose to Predators in shootout

Bruins lose to Predators in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derek Roy beat Tuukka Rask in the shootout and the Bruins fell 3-2 to the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena.It was the second straight 3-2 shootout loss for the B’s.After losing their 1-0 lead with 29.2 seconds left in the second period, the Bruins didn’t waste much time giving the advantage to Nashville in the third.Mike Ribeiro was left all alone at the right side of the net and he rifled a shot over Rask’s shoulder to give the Predators a 2-1 lead.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Dec 16, 2014

5 things we learned as Bruins opened road trip with shootout loss to Predators

The Bruins lost the battle of really, really good Finnish goalies Tuesday as they began their three-game road trip with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators (box). Tuukka Rask had to bail out the Bruins throughout the night, but Pekka Rinne stood every bit as tall on the other end before stopping Brad Marchand, […]

Takeaways from B's loss in Nashville

A valiant effort by the Boston Bruins nearly went for naught, but they earned a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night at Bridgeport Arena. The Bruins entered their current three-game road trip after losing seven of their last nine games and playing against one of the best teams in the NHL. The Bruins received goals from Milan Lucic and Reilly Smith, while goaltender Tuukka Rask was solid with a 38-save performance.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Dec 12, 2014

Tuukka Rask admits Bruins’ true grit ‘has been lacking’ for most of the season so far

For many who have watched the Bruins this season, a common criticism has been that they don’t seem fully engaged or motivated this season. Tuukka Rask has seen the same thing. But after a 3-2 loss to the red-hot Blackhawks, Rask insisted the Bruins are headed in the right direction. “We played a pretty good […]

Lucic, Rask want Winter Classic in Boston

Of the current Bruins players, only Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Tuukka Rask and Milan Lucic were on the team for the Winter Classic at Fenway in 2010. Rask served as the backup to Tim Thomas, and Lucic was sidelined with an injury. Both hope the Bruins host the Classic next season. “It would be great,” Lucic said. “It’s obviously something that’s been a game guys get excited for and it is such a special event.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Dec 11, 2014

Fresh Links: Happy Returns Edition

All I want for Christmas is the full Bruins roster. Tonight the Bruins host the Blackhawks (who are coming off a seven game winning streak) at 7:00 PM. Not everyone will be glad to see the return of  big, bearded Zdeno Chara.  [ESPN] He was sorely missed by the Bruins, notably on special teams. [PatriotLedger] David Krejci is close to a return, but tonight is still an "if" for him.  [NESN] The Bruins were proactive against the mumps that are afflicting other teams around the NHL. [ESPN] Great expectations surround Tuukka Rask, and sometimes his team has relied...
Boston Herald Dec 7, 2014
Bruins Notebook: Color Rask impressed

Bruins Notebook: Color Rask impressed

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Tuukka Rask isn’t afraid to toss around words of criticism after his team plays poorly in front of him. And he’s there with the praise when it plays well — like last night, in the Bruins’ sorely needed 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.“We really wanted this win and we showed it,” said Rask, after stopping 24-of-26 shots. “We battled for every puck, backchecked, forechecked, did everything — everything we needed to do to win. And we got rewarded with a lot of goals. Big win.”

Takeaways from B's win in Arizona

The Boston Bruins snapped a three-game road losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes Saturday night at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. The Bruins concluded their four-game road trip to the West Coast with a 1-3-0 record. Bruins' Brad Marchand scored a pair of goals, while defenseman Kevan Miller, veteran forward Simon Gagne and Loui Eriksson (power play) contributed one goal each en route to victory. Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask finished with 24 saves.

Fresh Links: Shark Bitten Edition

Um, on to Arizona? Moving right along, see you Saturday night at 8:00 PM Eastern in Arizona, save me a seat. It was a mixed bag last night. Now the focus is simply on winning one game. [TheBostonGlobe] Let's just get it over with. THE SKY IS FALLING! (Video, 2:23) [Boston.com] Got goals? Even scoring the first two didn't save the Bruins. [BostonHerald] Tuukka Rask had 37 saves. Several goals were scored for a change. It was not enough. [MetroWestDailyNews] The clock is ticking to decide David Pastrnak 's professional fate, and he is responding well to the...
Boston Herald Dec 3, 2014
Bruins Notebook: Niklas Svedberg solid in relief

Bruins Notebook: Niklas Svedberg solid in relief

LOS ANGELES — There’s nothing flashy about Niklas Svedberg, as a person or a goaltender, but he continues to do his difficult job as Tuukka Rask’s backup quite well.Svedberg was solid last night as the aggressive and talented Kings sent lots of pucks and bodies flying at him, and kept the B’s in the game much of the evening. Svedberg faced 34 shots and turned aside 33 of them. He gave up a goal in the first period and the Kings added an empty-netter for a 2-0 win.

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