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Last Word on Hockey Jan 14, 2020
Boston Bruins Tuukka Rask Out with Concussion

Boston Bruins Tuukka Rask Out with Concussion

The Boston Bruins could be without starting goaltender Tuukka Rask for a time while Rask recovers from a concussion. The injury occurred at some point during a loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Matt Porter of the Boston Globe was among the first to break the news per a comment from head coach Bruce Cassidy. https://twitter.com/mattyports/status/1217275605034639365?s=20 Tuukka Rask Out Indefinitely with Concussion Rask is having a good 2019-20. The 32-year-old has won 17 of his 27 starts with a .925 save percentage and 2.27 goals-against-average. Both statistics are top 10 in the NHL this...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2020
Merzlikins makes 34 saves for shutout as Blue Jackets beat Bruins

Merzlikins makes 34 saves for shutout as Blue Jackets beat Bruins

Elvis Merzļikins made 34 saves for the shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Boston Bruins. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Cannon Jan 14, 2020
THE KING: Elvis shutout streak spans 120-plus minutes in Blue Jackets win

THE KING: Elvis shutout streak spans 120-plus minutes in Blue Jackets win

Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports The Blue Jackets are indeed fun again, folks! The Blue Jackets returned home Tuesday night to Nationwide Arena looking to keep the hot-ride rolling. Coming in with points in 15 of their previous 17 games, they welcomed to town a Bruins team that played in Philadelphia a night before, losing to the Flyers 6-5 in shootout. They also probably wanted a little revenge for losing on home ice a few weeks ago to these Blue Jackets, so it was definitely a good test for the home squad. Elvis Merzlikins was back between the pipes for his seventh-straight game and...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2020
Tuukka Rask takes errant fist to the head from Emil Bemstrom, leaves for concussion protocol

Tuukka Rask takes errant fist to the head from Emil Bemstrom, leaves for concussion protocol

Tuukka Rask is forced to leave the game just over a minute in, as Columbus Blue Jackets’ Emil Bemstrom cuts across the crease and catches the Boston Bruins’ netminder in the head with an ‘incidental’ fist. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2020
Bruins’ Tuuka Rask leaves game after being hit in head by Bemstrom

Bruins’ Tuuka Rask leaves game after being hit in head by Bemstrom

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuuka Rask left Tuesday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets after being knocked in the head while in his crease. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Cannon Jan 14, 2020
Gamethread: Bruins at Blue Jackets

Gamethread: Bruins at Blue Jackets

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Let’s talk hockey. Bruins at the Blue Jackets. Remember, the Jackets took the first meeting Jan. 2 in Boston in OT 2-1. Let’s do it again.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 14, 2020
NHL Predictions: January 14th Early Games – Including Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets

NHL Predictions: January 14th Early Games – Including Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome back to another round of the Last Word on Hockey NHL Predictions series. Every game day, our team publishes an article (or two) previewing each game on the schedule and giving our prediction. We also feature one game per article that is our featured or must-watch game of the night. Tonight, that's a playoff rematch between the Boston Bruins and Columbus Blue Jackets. Read on to see our prediction for that game and many others. NHL Predictions Vegas Golden Knights vs. Buffalo Sabres Head-to-Head: Golden Knights 0 - 0 Sabres The Vegas Golden Knights third season currently sees them...
The Cannon Jan 14, 2020
Game 47 Preview: Back at home, Blue Jackets look to tame Bruins in Eastern Conference showdown

Game 47 Preview: Back at home, Blue Jackets look to tame Bruins in Eastern Conference showdown

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Blue Jackets return home after 3-1 left-coast trip. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:00 ESTNationwide Arena - Columbus, OhioTV: Fox Sports Ohio; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Stanley Cup of Chowder Boston Bruins (27-8-12, 66 points, 1st Atlantic, 2nd East) at Columbus Blue Jackets (22-16-8, 52 points, 6th Metro, 10th East) Back home after a successful west-coast road trip in which the Blue Jackets went 3-1, they’ll host the Bruins Tuesday night from Nationwide Arena. Elvis Merzlikins earned his first- career shutout — pretty appropriately...

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    Tuukka Rask

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  • Emil Bemstrom

    Emil Bemstrom

    Tuukka Rask takes errant fist to the head from Emil Bemstrom, leaves for concussion protocol