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Rask, Tuukka #40 (G)  - Boston Bruins - 2018 Playoffs
Height: 6'3''
Weight: 176 lbs.
Shoots: left
Born on: March 10, 1987
Age: 31
Birthplace: Savonlinna, Finland
Salary: $7.500M
Cap Hit: $7.000M
NHL.com: Go
Draft Round: 1
Draft Pick: 21
Draft Year: 2005
Rookie Year: 2009
Draft Team: TOR

Statistics - 2018 Playoffs

GP GS W L OTL GA SV SV% SO A P/G
12 12 5 7 1 33 306 90.3 0 0 0.42

Injury Update (Ankle) May 11, 2018 - Out

Rask will require an offseason procedure to drain a bursa on his ankle, Mark Garbino of the Bruins' official site reports.

Expected return date: Sept. 15, 2018

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Date News Advice
May 6, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 19 of 21 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 loss to the Lightning on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 5-7-0 on the season with a 2.88 GAA and .903 save percentage. None
May 4, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 28 shots in the Bruins' 4-3 loss to the Lightning on Friday. The defeat dropped him to 5-6-0 on the season with a 2.96 GAA and .903 save percentage. None
May 2, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 33 of 36 shots in the Bruins' 4-1 loss to the Lightning on Wednesday. The defeat dropped him to 5-5-0 on the season with a 2.87 GAA and .907 save percentage. None
April 30, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 27 of 30 shots in the Bruins' 4-2 loss to the Lightning on Monday. The defeat dropped him to 5-4-0 on the season with a 2.84 GAA and .906 save percentage. None
April 28, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 34 of 36 shots in the Bruins' 6-2 win over the Lightning on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 5-3-0 on the season with a 2.81 GAA and .906 save percentage. None
April 25, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 20 of 24 shots in the Bruins' 7-4 win over the Maple Leafs on Wednesday. The victory pushed him to 4-3-0 on the season with a 2.94 GAA and .899 save percentage. None
April 23, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 27 of 29 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs on Monday. The defeat dropped him to 3-3-0 on the season with a 2.74 GAA and .909 save percentage. None
April 21, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 9 of 13 shots in the Bruins' 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 3-2-0 on the season with a 2.90 GAA and .904 save percentage. None
April 19, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 31 of 32 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 3-1-0 on the season with a 2.27 GAA and .926 save percentage. None
April 16, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 30 shots in the Bruins' 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs on Monday. The defeat dropped him to 2-1-0 on the season with a 2.71 GAA and .911 save percentage. None
April 14, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 33 shots in the Bruins' 7-3 win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 2-0-0 on the season with a 2.00 GAA and .933 save percentage. None
April 12, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 27 shots in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Maple Leafs on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 1-0-0 on the season with a 1.00 GAA and .963 save percentage. None
April 8, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 22 of 26 shots in the Bruins' 4-2 loss to the Panthers on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 34-14-5 on the season with a 2.36 GAA and .917 save percentage. None
April 5, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 32 of 35 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Panthers on Thursday. The defeat dropped him to 34-13-5 on the season with a 2.33 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
April 3, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 32 of 36 shots in the Bruins' 4-0 loss to the Lightning on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 34-12-5 on the season with a 2.32 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
March 31, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Panthers on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 34-11-5 on the season with a 2.28 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
March 29, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 28 shots in the Bruins' 4-2 win over the Lightning on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 33-11-5 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .918 save percentage. None
March 25, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 25 shots in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Wild on Sunday. The victory pushed him to 32-11-5 on the season with a 2.32 GAA and .918 save percentage. None
March 23, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 40 of 42 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 win over the Stars on Friday. The victory pushed him to 31-11-5 on the season with a 2.34 GAA and .917 save percentage. None
March 19, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 20 of 25 shots in the Bruins' 5-4 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets on Monday. The defeat dropped him to 30-11-5 on the season with a 2.35 GAA and .916 save percentage. None
March 17, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped all 23 shots he faced in the Bruins' 3-0 win over the Lightning on Saturday for his third shutout of the year. The victory pushed him to 30-11-4 on the season with a 2.30 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
March 13, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 29 of 33 shots in the Bruins' 6-4 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 29-11-4 on the season with a 2.35 GAA and .917 save percentage. None
March 10, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 23 of 27 shots in the Bruins' 7-4 win over the Blackhawks on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 28-11-4 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .918 save percentage. None
March 8, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 31 of 33 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 win over the Flyers on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 27-11-4 on the season with a 2.27 GAA and .920 save percentage. None
March 3, 2018 Rask, who hasn't started either of Boston's last two games due to a lower-body injury, will return for Thursday's matchup with Philadelphia. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy called Rask's injury "minor" and the former Vezina Trophy winner did serve as the backup for those two contests. Owners should feel comfortable inserting him back into fantasy lineups.
March 1, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 22 of 26 shots in the Bruins' 8-4 win over the Penguins on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 26-11-4 on the season with a 2.28 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
Feb. 27, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 29 of 32 shots in the Bruins' 4-3 overtime win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 25-11-4 on the season with a 2.23 GAA and .921 save percentage. None
Feb. 24, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 32 of 36 shots in the Bruins' 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 24-11-4 on the season with a 2.21 GAA and .921 save percentage. None
Feb. 19, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 28 of 29 shots in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Flames on Monday. The victory pushed him to 24-10-4 on the season with a 2.17 GAA and .922 save percentage. None
Feb. 17, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 4 of 8 shots in the Bruins' 6-1 loss to the Canucks on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 23-10-4 on the season with a 2.20 GAA and .921 save percentage. None
Feb. 13, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 28 of 30 shots in the Bruins' 5-2 win over the Flames on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 23-9-4 on the season with a 2.11 GAA and .924 save percentage. None
Feb. 10, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 27 shots in the Bruins' 4-2 loss to the Sabres on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 22-9-4 on the season with a 2.11 GAA and .924 save percentage. None
Feb. 6, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 28 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 22-8-4 on the season with a 2.09 GAA and .925 save percentage. None
Feb. 3, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 23 of 24 shots in the Bruins' 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 21-8-4 on the season with a 2.09 GAA and .925 save percentage. None
Feb. 1, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 32 of 33 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 win over the Blues on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 20-8-4 on the season with a 2.12 GAA and .924 save percentage. None
Jan. 25, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 21 of 23 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 win over the Senators on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 19-8-4 on the season with a 2.16 GAA and .922 save percentage. Rask has been nothing short of outstanding, going 16-0-2 with a 1.65 goals-against average in his last 19 appearances - 18 starts.
Jan. 23, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 37 of 39 shots in the Bruins' 3-2 win over the Devils on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 18-8-4 on the season with a 2.16 GAA and .923 save percentage. Rask has been nothing short of outstanding, going 15-0-2 with a 1.63 goals-against average in his last 18 appearances.
Jan. 20, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 25 shots in the Bruins' 4-1 win over the Canadiens on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 17-8-4 on the season with a 2.17 GAA and .921 save percentage. Rask improved to 14-0-2 with a .941 save percentage in his last 16 starts. He hasn't suffered a regulation loss since Nov. 26 against Edmonton.
Jan. 17, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 21 of 22 shots in the Bruins' 4-1 win over the Canadiens on Wednesday. The victory pushed him to 16-8-4 on the season with a 2.21 GAA and .920 save percentage. Rask has gone 15 straight starts without suffering a regulation loss. He is 13-0-2 with a .939 save percentage and two shutouts in that span.
Jan. 14, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 27 of 30 shots in the Bruins' 4-3 shootout win over the Canadiens on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 15-8-4 on the season with a 2.25 GAA and .919 save percentage. None
Jan. 8, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 29 of 35 shots in the Bruins' 6-5 overtime loss to the Penguins on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 14-8-4 on the season with a 2.23 GAA and .920 save percentage. None
Jan. 2, 2018 Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 26 shots in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Islanders on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 14-8-3 on the season with a 2.09 GAA and .925 save percentage. Rask is 11-0-1 with a 1.24 GAA, .954 save percentage and two shutouts in his past 12 starts. In the last five, he's stopped 142 of 146 shots.
Dec. 30, 2017 Tuukka Rask stopped all 25 shots he faced in the Bruins' 5-0 win over the Senators on Saturday for his second shutout of the year. The victory pushed him to 13-8-3 on the season with a 2.13 GAA and .923 save percentage. Rask is 8-0-1 with a stellar .952 save percentage and a shutout in his past nine starts.
Dec. 28, 2017 Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 26 shots in the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Senators on Wednesday. The victory pushed him to 12-8-3 on the season with a 2.23 GAA and .92 save percentage. Rask improved to 9-0-1 in his past 10 starts. It is the second time in his career he has posted points in 10 straight games. He has a 1.41 goals-against average and .946 save percentage during his personal streak. However, he will not be in net when the Bruins play the second half of a back-to-back in Washington on Thursday.
Dec. 23, 2017 Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 win over the Red Wings on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 11-8-3 on the season with a 2.28 GAA and .918 save percentage. Rask improved to 8-0-1 with a 1.43 GAA and .948 save percentage in his last nine starts.
Dec. 21, 2017 Rask was solid again Thursday as he made a season-high 37 saves in a 2-1 shootout win over the Jets. Rask improved to 7-0-1 with a 1.48 GAA and .945 save percentage in his last eight starts.
Dec. 16, 2017 Rask had his five-start win streak come to an end Saturday as he made 25 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Rangers. Rask stopped 128 of 134 shots during that run.
Dec. 14, 2017 Rask performed well again on Wednesday, finishing with 31 saves in a 3-2 win at Detroit. Rask has shined with a 5-0-0 record and a 1.26 goals-against average over his last six appearances.
Dec. 9, 2017 Rask was solid again Saturday as he made 30 saves in his fourth straight win, 3-1 over the Islanders. Rask has stopped 97 of 101 shots during his four-start win streak.
Dec. 7, 2017 Rask had an easy night Thursday, making 20 saves in his third straight win as the Bruins beat the Coyotes 6-1. Rask has stopped 67 of 70 shots during his three-start win streak.
Dec. 2, 2017 Rask made 28 saves to help Boston beat Philadelphia 3-0 on Saturday, sending the Flyers to a club record-tying 10th straight loss. Rask has now stopped 47 of 49 shots to win his last two starts after posting a 3.30 GAA in losing his previous four outings. The Bruins are in Nashville on Monday, and in their seasons opener on Oct. 5, Rask had 26 saves in a 4-3 win over the Preds.
Nov. 29, 2017 Rask made 19 saves to snap his four-game losing streak as the Boston Bruins hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. Criticized lately for his uneven play combined with recent solid performances by backup Anton Khudobin, Rask raised his record to just 4-8-2. Khudobin is 7-0-2.
Nov. 27, 2017 Rask stopped 32 shots on Sunday in his first appearance in five games after backup Anton Khudobin had led the Bruins to four straight victories. Still, Rask is just 1-5-0 with a 3.21 goals-against average in his last six starts.
Nov. 7, 2017 Rask stopped 24 shots for Boston, including a right-pad save on Mikael Granlund's penalty shot with 13:05 to play in the Bruins' 5-3 win Monday. Rask has made nine starts this season and allowed at least three goals in six of them.
Nov. 2, 2017 Rask ended a five-start losing streak by making 28 saves in a 2-1 win over Vegas on Thursday. Rask's last win came in the season opener Oct. 5 against Nashville. He missed two weeks last month due to a concussion sustained in practice. Rask is 2-3-2 with a 2.64 GAA and .907 save percentage in seven starts.
Oct. 30, 2017 Rask made 29 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss at Columbus on Monday. Rask is just 1-3-2. He has lost his last five starts and owns an .896 save percentage on the season.
Oct. 28, 2017 Rask, playing his first game after missing the previous three with a concussion sustained in practice, stopped 28 shots Saturday but allowed a goal just before time expired in overtime of a 2-1 loss to the Kings. Rask is just 1-3-1. He has lost his last four starts and owns an .894 save percentage on the season.
Oct. 18, 2017 Rask (concussion) will back up Anton Khudobin against the Sharks on Thursday and will likely start Saturday against the Kings. Rask is just 1-3-0. He has lost his last three starts and has an .882 save percentage on the season.
Oct. 16, 2017 Rask made 23 saves on 25 shots in the Bruins' 3-1 loss to the Golden Knights on Sunday. This was Rask's best performance yet after three starts with a sub-.900 save percentage.
April 21, 2017 Rask made 41 stops for Boston in Friday's 3-2 double-overtime win over the Senators. Rask has now allowed just three goals on 70 shots over 148:37 of time over the last two games.
April 20, 2017 Rask made 26 saves in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Ottawa as the Bruins fell into a 3-1 deficit in their first-round series. It was a much better performance from Rask after he had allowed four goals in each of the previous two games. A 26-save effort in a 2-1 win in the series opener is Rask's only victory in eight starts against the Senators this season.
April 13, 2017 Rask was sharp in Game 1 of the Bruins' opening-round playoff series with Ottawa, stopping 26 shots in Boston's 2-1 comeback victory. Rask endured some highs and lows during the regular season but finished it strong, permitting a mere two goals while going 4-0-1 over his final five starts. If he can maintain that strong form, the Bruins stand an excellent chance of advancing.
April 6, 2017 Rask made 25 saves in a 2-1 shootout loss to Ottawa on Thursday He's 4-0-1 in his last five starts while stopping 128 of 132 shots.
April 4, 2017 Rask continued his late-season surge, making 28 saves for his second shutout in four starts Tuesday in leading Boston to its sixth straight win, a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning that clinched a playoff berth. He's won his last four starts while stopping 103 of 106 shots.
April 1, 2017 Rask made 24 saves to beat the Panthers 5-2 on Saturday. He's won his last three starts while stopping 75 of 78 shots.
March 31, 2017 Rask made 27 saves and tied a career high with his seventh shutout of the season, lifting the Bruins over the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Thursday night. Rask has won two straight since struggling for a stretch. He had allowed 18 goals during a four-game losing streak.
March 25, 2017 Rask (lower-body injury) was back Tuesday, and Rask 24 saves following a one-game absence as the Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1. He had a 4.17 goals-against average in his previous five starts.
March 23, 2017 Rask allowed five goals on 28 shots in a 6-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday. Rask has surrendered five goals twice during a four-game losing streak and has an .842 save percentage in that span.
March 11, 2017 Rask had 26 saves to help the Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Flyers on Saturday. Saturday marked the second straight game Rask had 26 saves on 27 shots. The Bruins opn a four-game trip Monday against Vancouver, and Rask is 10-5-0 with a 1.78 GAA against Western Conference opponents this season.
March 7, 2017 Rask stopped 25 of 28 shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss in Ottawa. Rask has had problems on the road recently, posting a 3.32 goals-against average and .877 save percentage in his last nine games outside of Boston. However, the Bruins' next two games are at home, where Rask has yielded just four goals over his last three starts.
March 2, 2017 Rask finished with 19 saves and allowed a pair of third-period goals to take the loss in Boston's 2-1 defeat to the Rangers on Thursday. Rask entered the matchup hot, having registered a 1.79 goals-against average in winning four of his previous five starts. He'll have a good chance of bouncing back when the Bruins host New Jersey, among the league's lowest-scoring teams, on Saturday.
Feb. 28, 2017 Rask made 22 saves in a 4-1 win over Arizona on Tuesday. He's 5-1-0 with a 1.99 GAA in his last six starts.
Feb. 20, 2017 Rask made 29 saves in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Sharks on Sunday. Rask posted an atrocious .854 save percentage during an 11-start stretch from Jan. 14-Feb. 9. But he's looked like his old self since the Bruins' bye week, stopping 54 of 55 shots in a pair of wins.
Feb. 13, 2017 Rask posted his first career regular-season home win over Montreal by making 25 saves for his sixth shutout and the Bruins improved to 3-0 under interim coach Bruce Cassidy with an impressive 4-0 victory over the Canadiens on Sunday night. Rask entered 0-9-3 at TD Garden during the regular season against Montreal. The Bruins are off until opening a four-game trip at San Jose on Sunday, and Rask is 1-2-0 with a 3.36 GAA all-time there. He did face the Sharks just last Thursday, stopping 23 stops in a 6-3 win.
Feb. 3, 2017 Rask will start Saturday's game against Toronto despite dealing with a sore groin. Rask sat out Friday's practice but later said it was more of a "head-clearing day" than an injury-related one. The All-Star goaltender is coming off a rough outing Wednesday in Washington, in which he allowed five goals on 22 shots.
Feb. 2, 2017 Rask stopped only 17 of 22 shots in Wednesday's loss at Washington. Rask, who was starting for a second straight night, said he popped his groin late in the game but called it ''nothing major.'' He hasn't been sharp lately with a 3.37 GAA and an abysmal .859 save percentage in his last nine starts.
Jan. 26, 2017 Rask made 19 saves in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Penguins. Rask made his ninth straight start, his 15th in the last 16 games.
Jan. 22, 2017 Rask started Tuesday after exiting Sunday's game at Pittsburgh midway through the second period with a migraine. He made 23 saves as the Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-3 in overtime. Rask went 0-3-1 with a 3.37 GAA in his previous four starts.
Jan. 21, 2017 Rask made 21 saves in Friday's tough-luck 1-0 loss to Chicago. The All-Star netminder had a shutout bid spoiled when Marian Hossa scored the only goal with 1:26 remaining. Rask has now dropped three straight starts for the slumping Bruins and had allowed 11 goals over his previous three assignments.
Jan. 16, 2017 Rask allowed three goals on 15 shots before being pulled after two periods of Monday's loss to the Islanders. Though his overall numbers warrant his first career All-Star selection, Rask's play has been a bit up and down over the past month. He's now 6-5-0 with a 2.54 goals-against average and a pedestrian .900 save percentage over his last 12 starts.
Jan. 12, 2017 Boston coach Claude Julien said Rask will be in goal Saturday against the Flyers after he wasn't well enough to return after taking a slap shot off his mask in the throat in a 2-1 loss to Nashville on Thursday night. Rask was just named to his first All-Star Game on Tuesday with a 21-9-3 record. The 2014 Vezina Trophy winner is tied for second in the NHL with five shutouts.
Jan. 8, 2017 Rask registered his fifth shutout of the season with Saturday's 25-save performance at Florida. Boston's standout netminder halted a personal two-game losing streak and lowered his season goals-against average to 1.93, the third-lowest mark in the league. Rask, now tied for the NHL lead with five shutouts, figures to get the day off when the Bruins continue their road trip Sunday in Carolina.
Jan. 5, 2017 Rask made 21 saves in a 4-3 loss to the Oilers on Thursday. He's dropped two straight starts after winning three of his previous four.
Dec. 31, 2016 Rask stopped 26 shots Saturday to beat the Sabres 3-1. He's won three of his last four starts behind a 2.02 GAA.
Dec. 29, 2016 Rask stopped 31 shots in Thursday's win at Buffalo to continue his recent mastery of the Sabres. Rask has won eight straight games against Buffalo, posting a 1.35 GAA and .957 save percentage. That stretch directly follows six consecutive losses in the series.
Dec. 23, 2016 Rask made 29 saves in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Panthers. Rask improved to 18-3-1 against Florida, while Boston is 16-2-1 in its last 19 games with the Panthers.
Dec. 20, 2016 The Islanders chased Rask with three goals on 13 shots through the 6:18 mark of the second period as the Bruins lost 4-2 on Tuesday. Rask dropped to 2-2-2 with a 2.71 GAA and an .891 save percentage in his past six starts.
Dec. 19, 2016 Rask stopped 18 shots in the Bruins' 1-0 win over the Kings on Sunday. Rask recorded his fourth shutout of the season to tie Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk for the league lead in shutouts, and now has 34 for his career. The Bruins face the Islanders on Tuesday, and Rask is 10-3-0 against them in his career and has a 1.25 GAA in winning his last four in the series.
Dec. 13, 2016 Rask made 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Canadiens on Monday. That's a good way to bounce back from a pair of losses in which he allowed a combined seven goals on 39 shots.
Dec. 8, 2016 Rask stopped 16 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Caps. Rask fell to 1-8-5 in his career against Washington. Boston hosts Colorado on Thursday, and Rask is 1-4-1 with a 1.83 GAA liftime against the Avs.
Dec. 6, 2016 Rask stopped 27 shots in Monday's 4-3 win over the Panthers. Rask has posted a 1.71 GAA in winning three of his last four starts. The Bruins are in Washington on Wednesday, and Rask is 1-8-4 with a 2.92 GAA in his career against the Capitals, and has lost his last six starts in the series.
Dec. 3, 2016 Rask made 35 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. He's 2-0-1 with a 1.30 GAA and .955 save percentage over his last three starts.
Nov. 29, 2016 Rask allowed two third-period goals while finishing with 19 saves and winding up with a shootout loss Tuesday in Philadelphia. Boston's trusty netminder is in a mild slump, having lost three of his last four starts. Rask's overall numbers - a 12-4-1 record, 1.64 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage - remain top-notch, however.
Nov. 28, 2016 Rask stopped 30 shots and the Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Sunday. Rask lost his bid for his fourth shutout with 2:39 to play when Victor Hedman scored. But he improved to 12-4. The Bruins are 0-6 in games not started by Rask.
Nov. 21, 2016 Rask got his eighth goal of the season Sunday. Rask has five points in his last five games.
Nov. 19, 2016 Rask needed only 11 saves to raise his record to 11-2, but lost a bid for his fourth shutout with 2:40 to play. He was the NHL's First Star last week, going 4-0-0 with a 0.75 goals-against average.
Nov. 18, 2016 Rask made 28 saves in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota on Thursday. He has an 0.80 goals-against average in his last five starts.
Nov. 14, 2016 Rask stopped 21 shots, lifting Boston over the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Sunday night. Rask has an 0.75 goals-against average during a four-game winning streak.
Nov. 12, 2016 Rask stopped 31 shots to beat the Coyotes 2-1 on Saturday. He improved to 9-1-0 with a 1.69 GAA on the season and has allowed two or fewer goals in seven of his last nine starts.
Nov. 11, 2016 Rask needed to make just 15 saves in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets. It was the first time this season Rask has faced fewer than 24 shots as he improved to 8-1-0. Boston begins a three-game road trip Saturday in Arizona, and Rask has won all five of his road starts with a 1.58 goals-against average.
Nov. 8, 2016 Rask rebounded from his first loss with 32 saves for his second shutout in Monday's 4-0 win over Buffalo. He had allowed eight goals in the previous two games.
Nov. 5, 2016 Rask suffered his first loss of the season Saturday while allowing five goals on 24 shots against the Rangers. He went 6-0-0 with a 1.48 GAA to open the season.
Nov. 2, 2016 Rask remained unbeaten in 2016-17 after coming through with 33 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 victory at Florida. Rask has missed some time with a lower-body injury, but he's been superb when on the ice in the early going. The 2013-14 Vezina Trophy recipient has yielded one goal or less in four straight starts and owns a 1.20 GAA and .961 save percentage over five consecutive wins. Since returning from a nine-day layoff, he's allowed only one goal on 58 shots in two starts.
Oct. 29, 2016 Rask made 24 saves for his 31st career shutout in the Boston Bruins' 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena. It was Rask's first game back after missing three with a lower-body injury.
Oct. 22, 2016 Rask (lower body) was activated off IR on Saturday. Rask, who missed the last three games, has won all three of his starts this season behind a 1.67 GAA.
Oct. 20, 2016 Rask improved to 3-0-0 as he made 28 saves in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Devils. He's stopped 62 of 64 shots in his last two starts.
Oct. 15, 2016 Rask returned for Monday's game in Winnipeg. Rask did not play Saturday against Toronto while dealing with a sore leg.
April 9, 2016 Rask missed Saturday's season finale against the Ottawa Senators as his team played for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. The team said shortly before the opening faceoff that Rask was unavailable due to illness. He was with the team for the pregame warmup but spent most of it on the side, near the Boston bench.
April 6, 2016 Rask made 27 saves but suffered the loss in Tuesday's 2-1 shootout defeat to Carolina. He is 2-4-1 with a .891 save percentage and 2.99 goals-against average in his last nine starts.
April 4, 2016 Rask was pulled early in Sunday's 6-4 loss at Chicago. He surrendered four goals on 22 shots before getting yanked two minutes into the second period.
March 24, 2016 Rask was replaced at the start of the second period after allowing two goals on eight shots in the first of Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Boston. The loss went to Jonas Gustavsson, but Rask continued to struggle. His save percentage is .873 his last three starts.
March 22, 2016 Rask started Wednesday before he was replaced after one period. Rask missed practice Tuesday with an illness for the Bruins.
March 13, 2016 Rask stopped 25 shots in a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday. The Boston netminder allowed a combined seven goals in his previous two games.
March 11, 2016 Rask made 25 saves in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina. Rask took a small step back after recording a season-high 47 saves Monday at Florida. He still owns a 2.21 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage over his last eight starts.
March 6, 2016 Rask had 28 saves but wound up on the losing end of a 2-1 decision to Washington on Saturday. Another solid performance for Boston's No. 1 goalie, who's 6-2-1 with a 1.89 GAA over his last nine outings.
March 2, 2016 Rask had a shutout going until 5:35 into the third for the only goal he allowed Tuesday. Rask made 24 saves for his fourth win in five starts.
Feb. 29, 2016 Rask finished with 26 saves Sunday. Rask's three-game win streak ended in predictable fashion to the red-hot Bolts.
Feb. 27, 2016 Rask had a second straight great outing in Friday's win over Carolina. Rask stopped 39 of 40 shots after making 41 saves in Wednesday's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh. He's now 4-1-0 with a 1.61 GAA over his past five starts.
Feb. 25, 2016 Rask made 41 saves Wednesday for the Bruins. Rask has allowed seven goals in winning three of his last four starts.
Feb. 21, 2016 Rask blocked 26 shots Saturday. Rask has a 1.85 GAA against the Jackets, the Bruins' next opponent.
Feb. 19, 2016 Rask had 22 saves in Thursday's 2-1 loss at Nashville. Rask stopped 28 of 29 shots Tuesday in Columbus, so he appears back on track after Sunday's rough outing at Detroit, where was pulled after 31 minutes after allowing five goals.
Feb. 17, 2016 Rask made 28 saves in a 2-1 overtime win at Columbus on Tuesday. Rask had yielded five goals in two of his previous three starts.
Feb. 9, 2016 Rask gave up five goals on 32 shots before he was pulled Tuesday. It 'Tuukka' barrage of Kings goals to get the Finn replaced by Jonas Gustavsson, who allowed four more in a game being dubbed a 'Boston Massacre.'
Feb. 7, 2016 Rask blocked 37 shots Saturday. Rask has beaten lowly Buffalo twice in a row so he'll face some real competition next time in the pipes.
Feb. 5, 2016 Rask made 26 saves Thursday. Rask has a 2.94 GAA in his last five games.
Jan. 20, 2016 Rask made 38 saves Tuesday. He has a 2.00 goals-against average in his last five games.
Dec. 19, 2015 Tuukka Rask made 30 saves Friday. He's won eight of his last 10 starts, and has a 1.18 goals-against average in the last seven.
Dec. 17, 2015 Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 3-0 Wednesday night, keeping new Penguins coach Mike Sullivan winless after his first two games. Rask got his 30th career shutout. He's 7-0-2 with a 1.36 goals against and three shutouts in his last nine starts,
Dec. 10, 2015 Rask stopped 32 of 33 shots to lead the way in Wednesday's win at Montreal. Rask appears to be back in his usual form after struggling earlier this season. He posted a 17-save shutout Saturday in Vancouver and owns a 0.97 GAA over his last three outings.
Dec. 6, 2015 Rask stopped 17 shots for his third shutout of the season and the 29th of his career as the Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Saturday night. Rask, the backup to Tim Thomas when Boston beat Vancouver in the 2011 Stanley Cup final, picked up his first victory at Rogers Arena after giving up four goals in each of the Bruins' last two visits.
Nov. 24, 2015 Rask came through with a season-high 39 saves in Monday's 4-3 shootout win at Toronto. Rask couldn't quite match his 22-save shutout against the Leafs on Saturday, but this latest effort could be a sign he's rounding back to form.
Nov. 22, 2015 Rask held on for his second shutout of the season, leading the Bruins to a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Rask made 22 saves in his 28th career shutout.
Nov. 15, 2015 Rask made 22 saves Saturday. Rask had allowed 27 goals in his previous seven home games. "I look good when the team looks good," Rask said.
Nov. 9, 2015 Rask made 36 saves as the Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Sunday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Rask allowed eight goals in his previous two starts.
Oct. 31, 2015 Rask had his second straight dominant game on Friday in a 3-1 win over Florida. He made 31 saves and allowed the one goal. In his last two starts Rask has only let one shot by while pushing aside 55.
Oct. 28, 2015 Rask made 24 saves for his first shutout, David Krejci scored twice and the Bruins beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-0 Tuesday night for their first home win of the season. Rask was barely tested in posting his 27th career shutout. He gave up 19 goals in Boston's first four home games.
Oct. 17, 2015 Rask stopped 20 shots in Saturday's win. Rask finally won after losing his first three starts so his confidence for fantasy owners should be rising.
Oct. 12, 2015 Rask fell to 0-3-0 on Monday. Rask's 17-save effort was marred by the six goals he coughed up.
Oct. 10, 2015 Rask stopped 34 of 37 shots in Saturday's loss to Montreal. It was an improvement over his season debut, when Rask was reached for five goals in 36 chances in Thursday's loss to Winnipeg. The 2014 Vezina Trophy winner will have better games.
April 12, 2015 Rask had 23 saves Saturday. Rask and the Bruins' season is over.
April 3, 2015 Rask made 35 saves in Thursday's win. Rask has won four straight, yielding five goals.
March 30, 2015 Rask made 30 saves in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win at Carolina. Rask entered the matchup having dropped four consecutive starts on the road, where he is 11-11-6 with a 2.62 GAA. In comparison, Rask is 20-8-6 with a 2.04 GAA at home.
March 28, 2015 Rask left Saturday's game against the New York Rangers 10 seconds into the second period for an unknown reason. Rask skated over to the bench, spoke with coach Claude Julien and headed down the runway to the dressing room. He was replaced by backup Niklas Svedberg with the Bruins ahead 3-0. The team hasn't made an announcement on Rask's status.
March 17, 2015 Rask returned Thursday, but gave up five goals on 31 shots in a 6-4 loss at Ottawa. Rask did not play Tuesday due to illness.
March 15, 2015 Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin for most of the game Saturday. Boston is 7-0-1 in its past eight games and Rask is 5-0-1 with a 1.45 goals-against average in his last six starts.
March 13, 2015 Rask made 35 saves in Thursday's win. Rask has allowed five goals in a three-game win streak.
March 11, 2015 Rask celebrated his birthday by stopping 39 shots to help lead the surging Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. The Boston netminder is 4-1-1 with a 1.98 goals-against average in his last seven appearances (six starts).
March 8, 2015 Rask made 29 saves in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over Philadelphia. Rask has followed a five-game losing streak by going 3-1-1 with a 1.97 in his last five.
Feb. 27, 2015 Rask was back between the pipes Saturday. Rask has had his streak of playing in 18 straight games snapped Friday. Rask was not feeling well at the Bruins' morning skate and he did not dress for the game against the New Jersey Devils later that night.
Feb. 8, 2015 Rask starred with 39 saves Saturday in a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders. Rask has been red hot with a 8-2-1 record and a 1.62 goals-against average over his last 11 starts.
Jan. 30, 2015 Rask stopped 43 shots Thursday for Boston, which won for the seventh time in 10 games. Rask has a 1.96 goals-against average during a 9-1-4 starting streak.
Jan. 22, 2015 Rask made 34 saves in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to Colorado. Rask had a slow start to the season, but he's returned to form with a 1.46 goals-against average and .952 save percentage over a 5-1-2 span.
Jan. 18, 2015 Rask made 28 saves Saturday. Rask had been 4-0-0 with a 1.49 GAA in his previous four starts.
Jan. 16, 2015 Rask made 30 saves for his second shutout, Patrice Bergeron scored a first-period goal, and the Bruins won their fifth straight by beating the Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night. Rask has won four in a row and owns a 1.37 goals-against average in his last five games.
Dec. 14, 2014 Rask made 29 saves Saturday. Rask lost for the fourth time in five starts.
Nov. 19, 2014 Rask made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season Tuesday, which came against a Blues team that had won 10 of 11. Rask has allowed one goal in two games since yielding four on a 6-1 loss to Toronto on Nov. 12.
Nov. 16, 2014 Rask finished with 33 saves in a 2-1 win over Carolina on Saturday. Rask is 5-1-0 with a 2.20 goals-against average in six November games.
Nov. 13, 2014 Phil Kessel scored twice against his former team, and the Maple Leafs netted four goals during a nine-minute stretch to chase Rask in Wednesday's 6-1 loss. Rask allowed four goals on 16 shots before being replaced by backup Niklas Svedberg in the second period. He had not yielded more two goals in each of his previous four contests.
Oct. 26, 2014 Rask made 32 saves in Saturday's 4-1 win over Toronto. It was his best effort of the season after going 3-3-0 with a 2.91 goals-against average and .880 save percentage through six games.
Oct. 12, 2014 Rask made 17 saves Saturday. Last season's Vezina Trophy winner has played all three of the Bruins' games.
Oct. 9, 2014 Rask made 21 saves to help the Bruins win their third consecutive season opener, 2-1 over the Flyers on Wednesday. Rask is an obvious, top-tier fantasy netminder.
May 9, 2014 Rask made 33 saves to help give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-2. It was the fifth career postseason shutout for the Vezina Trophy finalist and second in these playoffs. He had the other three during Boston's run to the Eastern Conference title in 2013.
April 25, 2014 Colorado's Semyon Varlamov, Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop, and Rask are finalists for the Vezina Trophy, given to the NHL's top goalie. The voting for the award was conducted among the league's 30 general managers, and the finalists were announced Friday. The winner will be revealed at the NHL's awards banquet on June 24. Rask had 36 wins and helped the Bruins capture their first Presidents' Trophy since 1990 as the NHL's top team. He finished first with seven shutouts and was second with a .930 save percentage.
April 23, 2014 Rask recorded his fourth career playoff shutout in Game 3 on Tuesday against Detroit. Rask, who stopped all 23 shots, owns a 1.35 goals-against average over his last 13 postseason starts.
April 13, 2014 Rask made 24 saves in Saturday's win over Buffalo. Rask and the B's will face the Wings in the postseason.
March 31, 2014 Rask made a whopping 49 saves in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win at Philadelphia. Rask went 9-1-1 in March while compiling a 1.69 GAA. He remains one of the best goalies in the game.
March 28, 2014 Rask stopped all 28 shots he saw on Thursday night, helping Boston to a 3-0 win over Chicago in a rematch of last season's Stanley Cup final. The Boston goalie has been playing really well of late, registering a .966 save percentage in six games since March 12.
March 13, 2014 Rask made 35 saves Wednesday in a 4-1 win over Montreal. Rask has a 1.71 goals-against average and .939 save percentage in four straight wins.
March 7, 2014 Just 16 saves were required of Rask in Thursday's 3-0 win over Washington. It was his sixth shutout of the season, eclipsing his previous career high of five set in 2009-10 and the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season.
March 3, 2014 Rask finished with 39 saves in a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Rask has allowed seven goals on 73 shots while splitting his two starts since returning from the Olympic break.
Jan. 29, 2014 Rask made 28 saves in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Florida. Rask has allowed two or fewer goals in four of his last five starts, a stretch during which he's posted a 1.78 GAA.
Jan. 26, 2014 Rask made 25 saves in Saturday's 6-1 rout of the Flyers. Rask avoided a third straight loss.
Jan. 12, 2014 Rask made 26 saves in Saturday's 1-0 win over San Jose. Rask has matched a career high with five shutouts. It's an impressive fantasy total for sure.
Jan. 10, 2014 Rask was pulled in a 4-2 loss to the Kings on Saturday night. Rask is 1-3-0 with a 4.60 goals-against average in his last five starts, getting pulled twice in that span. He gave up three goals on 18 shots before Chad Johnson replaced him Thursday. Fantasy owners should exercise extreme caution with the Finn.
Jan. 5, 2014 Rask made 36 saves in Saturday's 4-1 win over Winnipeg. Rask is 5-1-0 with a 1.90 GAA and two shutouts in his last seven games.
Dec. 28, 2013 Tuukka Rask made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lift the Boston Bruins to a 5-0 rout of the Ottawa Senators on Friday night. Rask (20-8-2) has allowed one goal or fewer in 15 of his 30 starts this season. After earning only 19 wins last season, he is now the third goalie with 20 NHL wins this season.
Dec. 24, 2013 Rask continues to play well, stopping 32 of 34 shots in a 6-2 win over Nashville on Monday. Rask has won six of eight starts while posting a 1.83 goals-against average.
Dec. 22, 2013 Rask finished with 34 saves to lead the Bruins to a 4-1 victory over Buffalo on Saturday. Rask is 5-2-0 with a 1.80 goals-against average in his last seven starts.
Dec. 18, 2013 Rask finished with 21 saves en route to his third shutout in a 2-0 win over Calgary on Tuesday. Rask has a 1.75 goals-against average while winning his last four home starts.
Nov. 26, 2013 Tuukka Rask made 28 saves for Boston, which beat the Penguins for the first time since December 2011. Boston also improved to 7-0-2 in its last nine home games, with both losses coming in shootouts.
Nov. 19, 2013 Rask stopped 23 shots in a 4-1 win at Carolina on Monday. Rask continues his strong season with a particularly good six-game run in which he's posting a 1.48 goals-against average and .949 save percentage.
Nov. 12, 2013 Rask stopped 28 shots for his 18th career shutout and second this season Monday against the Lightning. Rask has a 1.16 goals-against average while during his current 4-0-1 stretch.
Nov. 10, 2013 Rask made 33 saves in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Leafs. Rask has a 0.75 GAA in winning his last four starts against Tampa Bay. He will face the Bolts on Monday.
Oct. 25, 2013 Rask continued his impressive start to the season with 38 stops in Boston's 2-1 win over San Jose on Thursday. Rask leads the Eastern Conference with a 1.26 goals-against average.
Oct. 20, 2013 Rask stopped 23 shots to help the Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-0 on Saturday night. It was the goalie's first shutout this season and 17th overall.
Oct. 13, 2013 Rask made 26 saves, including a few sterling ones late to preserve a one-goal lead, in a 3-1 win over Columbus Saturday. Rask has been excellent for the Bruins this year, going 3-1-0 with a 1.00 goals against average and .965 save percentage.
July 10, 2013 Rask has signed an eight-year contract to stay with Boston. The signing on Wednesday comes after Rask finished his first full season as a starter with a strong playoff performance. The Bruins lost the Stanley Cup finals in six games to the Chicago Blackhawks. The Bruins say that the annual salary cap charge on Rask's contract is $7 million but they didn't reveal the total value of the deal.
July 3, 2013 Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli told reporters on a conference call Wednesday that he thinks it will happen by Friday, when Rask can become a restricted free agent. Even if they don't meet the deadline, the GM says he still feels like he can get a deal done. Rask allowed just two goals a game this season while leading the Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals. He is 26.
June 18, 2013 Rask stopped 28 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals. Rask posted his third shutout of the playoffs while moving the Bruins within two wins of their second NHL championship in three years. With a 1.64 goals-against average and a .946 save percentage in these plays, Rask is definitely in the running for the Conn Smythe Trophy.
June 2, 2013 Rask stopped 29 shots as the Boston Bruins shut down the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night. The shutout was Rask's first in 26 career postseason games, and he has a 2.06 goals-against average in these playoffs.
May 2, 2013 Rask made 19 saves as the Boston Bruins won Wednesday night's playoff opener, 4-1 against Toronto. The win was Rask's first in the postseason since May 5, 2010, and eighth in 14 career games.
April 22, 2013 Rask stopped all 28 of the Panthers' shots in the Bruins' 3-0 win on Sunday, his fourth shutout of the season. Rask appears to be rounding into top form as the playoffs near, with a .932 save percentage over his last 12 games, including two shutouts.
April 5, 2013 Rask stopped 40 shots for his third shutout of the season on Thursday night as Boston beat the New Jersey Devils 1-0. Rask has three shutouts this season and 14 in his career.
March 10, 2013 Rask cruised to Saturday's 3-0 win over Philly. Rask picked up his 13th career shutout despite not seeing the puck during several long stretches as his teammates controlled play at the other end of the ice.
March 6, 2013 Rask took the loss in a 4-3 overtime defeat in Washington on Tuesday night. The Boston Bruins goaltender has given up eight goals over his last two games after allowing a combined 11 over a 7-0-1 stretch.
March 1, 2013 Rask was victorious yet again in a 2-1 OT win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Rask stopped 29 shots for his 11th win. The Bruins are 13-2-2 this season.
Feb. 27, 2013 Rask turned in another good performance on Tuesday, stopping 36 of 37 shots in the Bruins' 4-1 win over the Islanders on Tuesday. Rask has posted a .948 save percentage this season and has stopped 183 of the last 193 shots spanning his last seven games.
Feb. 25, 2013 Rask stopped 34 of 35 shots in Boston's 4-1 win over Florida on Sunday. Rask continues to be strong for Boston, particularly over the last six games, posting a .942 save percentage.
Feb. 7, 2013 Rask made 20 saves Wednesday in a 2-1 win at Montreal. Rask improved to 6-1-1 with a 1.97 GAA. Fantasy owners have to be feeling good about his early-season efforts.
Feb. 3, 2013 Rask, acquired from Toronto for Andrew Raycroft in 2006, earned a 1-0 win over the Leafs on Saturday. Rask stopped 21 shots but it was Boston's D that made this an easy night for him against the team that drafted him in 2005.
Jan. 20, 2013 Rask stopped 20 shots for Boston in Saturday's 3-1 season-opening victory over the Rangers. It was his first game since taking over as starter from two-time Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas.
March 5, 2012 Rask won't be suiting up for the Bruins anytime soon after the club signed goalie Marty Turco to a one-year deal. The Bruins said on Monday that Rask has a lower abdomen/groin strain and will be out four to six weeks.
March 3, 2012 Rask has left Saturday's game against the New York Islanders with an injury in the second period. Rask, attempting to kick out his left pad on a shot midway into the second period, went down to the ice in pain. The extent of the injury is unclear. He was helped off - with two players holding an arm each as he skated off - and he was replaced by Tim Thomas with 10:59 left in the period with the score tied at 1.
Feb. 18, 2012 Rask made 38 save as the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins lost to the Jets 4-2 on Friday night. Rask is 0-4-1 with a 3.86 GAA in his last five starts so any fantasy player using him should dump him at this point.
Jan. 17, 2012 Rask made 38 saves during Monday's 3-2 shootout in at Florida. Rask continues to roll, extending his winning streak to seven games. He's posted a 0.93 GAA during that span.
Jan. 11, 2012 Rask turned away 29 shots during Tuesday's 5-3 win over Winnipeg. Rask has been tremendous of late, posting six consecutive wins while compiling a ridiculous 0.75 GAA.
Jan. 6, 2012 Rask stopped 25 shots in Thursday's 9-0 win over Calgary for his 11th career shutout. Rask has allowed one goal in his last four starts.
Dec. 29, 2011 Rask ended his lengthy shutout streak but had another strong performance in a 2-1 overtime win in Phoenix on Wednesday night. Rask gave up his first goal in 170:26 in the first period but made 21 saves in a career high-tying fourth straight win. He is 8-4-1 with a 1.61 goals-against average in 13 games this season.
Dec. 14, 2011 Rask earned his first shutout of the season, leading the Boston Bruins to a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday night in the Kings' first game under interim coach John Stevens. Rask, the backup for Vezina and Conn Smythe Trophy-winner Tim Thomas, made 41 saves to extend his shutout streak to 95 minutes, 10 seconds. He improved to 6-4-1 with a 1.82 goals-against average in 11 appearances.
Nov. 18, 2011 Rask made 30 saves, including four in overtime, and then came through in the shootout of Thursday's 2-1 win over the Bluie Jackets. Rask is 3-0-0 with a 1.95 GAA in his last three starts.
Oct. 11, 2011 Rask made 35 saves in a 1-0 loss to Colorado on Monday. Rask didn't earn the victory, but he made it clear Boston won't be suffering a dropoff when Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas needs a rest.
Date Injury Return Date Status Details
Oct. 18, 2017 Concussion None Day-to-Day Rask (concussion) will back up Anton Khudobin against the Sharks on Thursday and will likely start Saturday against the Kings.
March 25, 2017 Lower-body injury None Day-to-Day Rask (lower-body injury) was back Tuesday, and Rask 24 saves following a one-game absence as the Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1.
Feb. 3, 2017 Groin None Day-to-Day Rask will start Saturday's game against Toronto despite dealing with a sore groin.
Jan. 22, 2017 Migraine None Day-to-Day Rask started Tuesday after exiting Sunday's game at Pittsburgh midway through the second period with a migraine. He made 23 saves as the Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-3 in overtime.
Jan. 13, 2017 Upper-body injury None Day-to-Day Boston coach Claude Julien said Rask will be in goal Saturday against the Flyers after he wasn't well enough to return after taking a slap shot off his mask in the throat in a 2-1 loss to Nashville on Thursday night.
Oct. 21, 2016 Lower-body injury None Injured Reserve Rask (lower body) was activated off IR on Saturday.
Oct. 16, 2016 Undisclosed injury None Day-to-Day Rask returned for Monday's game in Winnipeg.
April 9, 2016 Illness None Day-to-Day Rask missed Saturday's season finale against the Ottawa Senators as his team played for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.
March 22, 2016 Illness None Day-to-Day Rask started Wednesday before he was replaced after one period.
March 17, 2015 Illness None Day-to-Day Rask returned Thursday, but gave up five goals on 31 shots in a 6-4 loss at Ottawa.
Feb. 27, 2015 Illness None Day-to-Day Rask was back between the pipes Saturday.
March 5, 2012 Strained groin None Day-to-Day Rask won't be suiting up for the Bruins anytime soon after the club signed goalie Marty Turco to a one-year deal.
March 4, 2012 Strained groin None Day-to-Day Rask won't be suiting up for the Bruins anytime soon after the club signed goalie Marty Turco to a one-year deal.

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Oct 3 2018 19:30 EDT at WAS Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 4 2018 19:00 EDT at BUF Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
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Oct 13 2018 19:00 EDT DET Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 17 2018 21:30 EDT at CGY Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 18 2018 21:00 EDT at EDM Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 20 2018 22:00 EDT at VAN Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 23 2018 19:30 EDT at OTT Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 25 2018 19:00 EDT PHI Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 27 2018 19:00 EDT MON Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 30 2018 19:00 EDT at CAR Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
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May 6 2018 15:00 EDT at TB L 1-3 Final 2 19 90.5 58:46
May 4 2018 19:00 EDT TB L 3-4 F/OT 4 24 85.7 63:17
May 2 2018 19:00 EDT TB L 1-4 Final 3 33 91.7 58:16
Apr 30 2018 19:00 EDT at TB L 2-4 Final 3 27 90.0 58:34
Apr 28 2018 15:00 EDT at TB W 6-2 Final 2 34 94.4 59:45
Apr 25 2018 19:30 EDT TOR W 7-4 Final 4 20 83.3 60:00
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Apr 21 2018 20:00 EDT TOR L 3-4 Final 4 9 69.2 31:55
Apr 19 2018 19:00 EDT at TOR W 3-1 Final 1 31 96.9 60:00
Apr 16 2018 19:00 EDT at TOR L 2-4 Final 4 26 86.7 57:38
Apr 14 2018 20:00 EDT TOR W 7-3 Final 3 30 90.9 60:00
Apr 12 2018 19:00 EDT TOR W 5-1 Final 1 26 96.3 59:45

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2018-05-11 analysis Rask's ankle issue isn't a long-term concern and he'll be fine well in advance of training camp. The 31-year-old played in 54 regular-season games this past season, as the Bruins tried to manage his workload with an eye toward keeping him fresh for the stretch run. That plan was facilitated by the solid play of backup Anton Khudobin, who is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this offsea
2018-05-11 update Rask will require an offseason procedure to drain a bursa on his ankle, Mark Garbino of the Bruins' official site reports.
2018-05-11 injury_note Rask will require an offseason procedure to drain a bursa on his ankle, <a href="https://www.nhl.com/bruins/news/krug-bergeron-marchand-among-injured-group/c-298543028"> Mark Garbino of the Bruins' official site</a> reports.
2018-05-11 Injury Status Out
2018-05-11 Injury Text Ankle
2018-05-11 Date Injured 2018-05-11
2018-05-11 Injured No Yes
2018-05-07 analysis He allowed fewer than three goals to Tampa for the first time since Game 1, but Rask's efforts weren't enough to extend Boston's season. He wraps up the playoffs with a disappointing 2.88 GAA and .903 save percentage, the worst showing of his career, but coming on the heels of another strong regular season, there seems to be little reason for the Bruins to be concerned with their franchise netmind He allowed fewer than three goals to Tampa for the first time since Game 1, but Rask's efforts weren't enough to extend Boston's season. He wraps up the playoffs with a disappointing 2.88 GAA and .903 save percentage, the worst showing of his career. However, coming on the heels of another strong regular season, there seems to be little reason for the Bruins to be concerned with their franchise ne
2018-05-06 analysis After turning aside 34 of 36 shots to win Game 1, Rask mustered an unimpressive .894 save percentage and 3.33 GAA during three straight losses. The B's are facing elimination for the second straight series, and Rask almost lost them Game 7 against Toronto by allowing four goals on 24 shots. The Finnish backstop will need to be much better in order to keep the Stanley Cup dreams alive, and Boston w He allowed fewer than three goals to Tampa for the first time since Game 1, but Rask's efforts weren't enough to extend Boston's season. He wraps up the playoffs with a disappointing 2.88 GAA and .903 save percentage, the worst showing of his career, but coming on the heels of another strong regular season, there seems to be little reason for the Bruins to be concerned with their franchise netmind
2018-05-06 update Rask will be the road starter in Game 5 against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports. Rask stopped 19 of 21 shots in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.
2018-05-06 analysis After turning aside 34 of 36 shots to win Game 1, Rask mustered an unimpressive .894 save percentage and 3.33 GAA during three straight losses. The B's are facing elimination for the second straight series, and Rask almost lost them Game 7 against Toronto by allowing four goals on 24 shots. The Finnish backstop will need to be much better in order to keep the Stanley Cup dreams alive, and Boston w
2018-05-06 update Rask will be the road starter in Game 5 against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.
2018-05-05 analysis Rask came into the night already leading all playoff goaltenders in losses and goals allowed, and he posted an .857 save percentage while losing his sixth game of the spring Friday. Before 2018, Rask's worst save percentage for an individual playoff year was .912, and that came back when he was only 22 years old in 2009-10. In his next 50 postseason games, Rask recorded a .929 save percentage, but
2018-05-05 update Rask allowed four goals on 28 shots during a 4-3 overtime defeat to the Lightning on Friday night. The Lightning lead the second-round series 3-1.
2018-05-03 analysis Even though Rask has a 3.08 GAA and .909 save percentage over two straight losses against the Bolts, he's not in imminent danger of relinquishing his starting job to Anton Khudobin during this playoff series. Rask is still making huge saves in this series, and it's just that more rubber is being thrown his way compared to what Andrei Vasilevskiy has seen (102 shots versus 72). Certainly, the B's c
2018-05-03 update Rask will start in goal Friday evening against the Lightning for Game 4 of the conference semifinals, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports.
2018-05-03 analysis With the Bruins' second-round playoff series versus the Lightning even at one game apiece, it's unsurprising that coach Bruce Cassidy's only potential lineup change in Game 3 is swapping fourth-line winger Tim Schaller out for Tommy Wingels. Though Rask allowed a couple of unconventional goals over the first two contests played in Tampa Bay, he has been capable overall, stopping 61 of 66 shots on Rask had a 2.36 GAA this season despite having a .917 save percentage. He can thank his teammates for only allowing 29.3 shots on net per game. However, the playoffs are a different beast, because the competition gets a bit tougher. That's especially true in this matchup, as the Lightning scored a league-high 3.54 goals per contest.
2018-05-03 update Rask is slated to start Wednesday's home game against Tampa Bay. Rask made 33 saves on 36 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Lightning in Wednesday's Game 3.
2018-05-02 analysis With the Bruins' second-round playoff series versus the Lightning even at one game apiece, it's unsurprising that coach Bruce Cassidy's only potential lineup change in Game 3 is swapping fourth-line winger Tim Schaller out for Tommy Wingels. Though Rask allowed a couple of unconventional goals over the first two contests played in Tampa Bay, he has been capable overall, stopping 61 of 66 shots on
2018-05-02 update Rask is slated to start Wednesday's home game against Tampa Bay.
2018-05-01 analysis Rask was given a maintenance day Sunday, but he remains entrenched as the Bruins' starting goalie for the team's playoff run. Rask rebounded from a rocky Game 7 effort in last Wednesday's 7-4 win over the Maple Leafs, to make 34 saves in Saturday's 6-2 triumph over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the team's second-round series. He'll need to remain sharp Monday night, with the Lightning's powerful offense The 31-year-old didn't get the benefit of another offensive explosion by the Bruins, leading him to his fourth loss of the postseason. Rask now has a .906 save percentage in this year's playoffs, well below the standard he set during the regular season, and he may need to find another gear if Boston is going to advance to the conference finals.
2018-05-01 update With no lineup changes for the Bruins on tap, per coach Bruce Cassidy, Rask is slated to start Monday night's game against the Lightning, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports. Rask stopped 27 of 30 shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 2.
2018-04-30 analysis Rask was given a maintenance day Sunday, but he remains entrenched as the Bruins' starting goalie for the team's playoff run. Rask rebounded from a rocky Game 7 effort in last Wednesday's 7-4 win over the Maple Leafs, to make 34 saves in Saturday's 6-2 triumph over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the team's second-round series. He'll need to remain sharp Monday night, with the Lightning's powerful offense
2018-04-30 update With no lineup changes for the Bruins on tap, per coach Bruce Cassidy, Rask is slated to start Monday night's game against the Lightning, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.
2018-04-28 analysis Rask was completely dialled in Saturday. He still carries the risk that comes with his mediocre Stanley Cup record, but on Saturday Rask looked every part the stud he was in the regular season. And the one Boston needs to win 16 games this postseason. Rask was completely dialed in. He still carries the risk that comes with his mediocre Stanley Cup record, but on Saturday, Rask looked every part the stud he was in the regular season. And the one Boston needs to win 16 games this postseason.
2018-04-28 update Rask made 34 saves for Boston in a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series on Saturday. Rask made 34 saves for Boston in a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the conference semifinals Saturday.
2018-04-28 analysis Rask had his ups and downs while starting all seven games in the Bruins' first-round triumph over the Maple Leafs. In the process, he allowed 19 goals, en route to logging a 2.94 GAA and .899 save percentage. The Bruins won three of their four regular-season outings against the Lightning this past season -- all started by Rask -- but he'll need to be sharp in order to continue to thwart Tampa Bay' Rask was completely dialled in Saturday. He still carries the risk that comes with his mediocre Stanley Cup record, but on Saturday Rask looked every part the stud he was in the regular season. And the one Boston needs to win 16 games this postseason.
2018-04-28 update Rask is slated to square off against Andrei Vasilevskiy on the road Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Boston Herald reports. Rask made 34 saves for Boston in a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series on Saturday.
2018-04-28 analysis Rask had his ups and downs while starting all seven games in the Bruins' first-round triumph over the Maple Leafs. In the process, he allowed 19 goals, en route to logging a 2.94 GAA and .899 save percentage. The Bruins won three of their four regular-season outings against the Lightning this past season -- all started by Rask -- but he'll need to be sharp in order to continue to thwart Tampa Bay'
2018-04-28 update Rask is slated to square off against Andrei Vasilevskiy on the road Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Boston Herald reports.
2018-04-26 analysis In this must-win game Rask was not up to the task, but fortunately for him his teammates bailed him out. This wasn't a great series for the Finnish netminder, as before this game he had a 2.74 GAA and .909 save percentage. Now he has to prepare for a Lightning team that scored a league-high 3.54 goals per game.
2018-04-26 update Rask only made 20 saves on 24 shots, but he still picked up the 7-4 win in Wednesday's Game 7 against the Maple Leafs.
2018-04-24 analysis The Bruins, who had been up 3-1 in the series, will now look to close things out in Boston on Wednesday. Working in Rask's favor is that during the regular season, the Bruins recorded a 28-8-5 record at the TD Garden. In six playoff games thus far, Rask has logged a 2.74 GAA and .909 save percentage, while Andersen has turned in marks of 3.30 and .909 overall, but has been outstanding in each of T
2018-04-24 update Rask is in line to square off against Frederik Andersen in Wednesday night's Game 7 of the Bruins' playoff series against the Maple Leafs, NHL.com's Amalie Benjamin reports.
2018-04-24 analysis After a disastrous showing in Game 5, Rask put together a much better performance in this one, but it wasn't enough to send the Bruins through to the second round. The 31-year-old netminder will take a .909 save percentage into Wednesday's Game 7 back in Boston.
2018-04-24 update Rask stopped 27 of 29 shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs in Game 6.
2018-04-22 analysis Rask was yanked in Game 5 after yielding four goals on 13 shots and allowing the Maple Leafs to cut the series deficit to 3-2 and bring the it back to Toronto. Before Saturday's dud, the 30-year-old backstop compiled a .926 save percentage and 2.27 GAA in the first four games, so it's no surprise that the Bruins will put their confidence back in Rask.
2018-04-22 update Rask will patrol the crease in Game 6 against the Maple Leafs on Monday, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports.
2018-04-22 analysis The former Vezina Trophy winner wasn't sharp in this one, yielding two goals in both the first and second periods. The Bruins scored early in the second to pulled within a goal, but the Maple Leafs responded with the next two scores. The Bruins offense may be humming, but Rask has been a bit inconsistent in the first round. He has allowed at least three goals in three of the five games and owns a
2018-04-22 update Rask allowed four goals on 13 shots in about 32 minutes before getting pulled in a 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. But the Bruins still lead the series 3-2.
2018-04-20 analysis With the Bruins up 3-1 in their first-round series against the Maple Leafs, the team will look to close things out with a triumph at home Saturday. Rask will thus look to build off a stellar effort in Thursday's 3-1 win in Toronto, while his teammates will seek to recapture the form that led to them outscoring the Leafs by a 12-4 margin in two games played in Boston to open the series.
2018-04-20 update Rask is slated to start Saturday night's playoff game against Toronto, Eric Russo of the Bruins' official site reports.
2018-04-19 analysis Rask, who backstopped a pair of home wins to start the series, will look to bounce back Thursday night after dropping a Game 3 road decision Monday in which he stopped 26 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs. Working in Rask's favor is that reliable defender Matt Grzelcyk (lower body) is in line to return to action, plus it's reasonable to expect the stellar Bruins' top line to be a more of a fa The refs let them play in this one, as Boston didn't get a single power-play opportunity and Rask denied Toronto on its lone chance with the extra man. This was an excellent bounce-back performance from the Finnish veteran after he allowed seven goals over the previous two games, and he'll now have up to three chances to close out this conference quarterfinals series. The first such opportunity co
2018-04-19 update Rask is slated to square off against Frederik Andersen in Thursday night's Game 4 of the Bruins' playoff series against the Maple Leafs, NHL.com's Dave McCarthy reports. Rask made 31 saves during Thursday's 3-1 Game 4 victory in Toronto.
2018-04-19 analysis Rask, who backstopped a pair of home wins to start the series, will look to bounce back Thursday night after dropping a Game 3 road decision Monday in which he stopped 26 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs. Working in Rask's favor is that reliable defender Matt Grzelcyk (lower body) is in line to return to action, plus it's reasonable to expect the stellar Bruins' top line to be a more of a fa
2018-04-19 update Rask is slated to square off against Frederik Andersen in Thursday night's Game 4 of the Bruins' playoff series against the Maple Leafs, NHL.com's Dave McCarthy reports.
2018-04-17 analysis Rask remains locked in as the Bruins' top netminder and it's going to take an injury for him to miss any starts during his team's playoff run. Through two home wins to open Boston's first-round playoff series against Toronto, Rask has stopped 56 of 60 shot attempts, while his teammates have racked up 12 goals in that span. With a change of venue on tap, the Leafs will be throwing everything they h After allowing only four goals in the first two games of the series combined, Rask stumbled in Toronto and didn't get bailed out by his offense. Expect him to be right back in net for Game 4 on Thursday as he looks to set the Bruins up to win the series back in Boston.
2018-04-17 update Rask is slated to start Monday night's road playoff game against the Maple Leafs, NESN.com reports. Rask stopped 26 shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs in Game 3.
2018-04-16 analysis Rask remains locked in as the Bruins' top netminder and it's going to take an injury for him to miss any starts during his team's playoff run. Through two home wins to open Boston's first-round playoff series against Toronto, Rask has stopped 56 of 60 shot attempts, while his teammates have racked up 12 goals in that span. With a change of venue on tap, the Leafs will be throwing everything they h
2018-04-16 update Rask is slated to start Monday night's road playoff game against the Maple Leafs, NESN.com reports.
2018-04-15 analysis Rask was stellar in Game 1, as he recorded 26 of a possible 27 saves to earn the first of 16 required victories to lift Lord Stanley's Cup. Coming into the postseason, the netminder was riding a three-game losing streak, in which he posted a disappointing 3.72 GAA, but appears to have turned the corner. Still, facing Auston Matthews and company is no easy task, considering Toronto was fourth in th The game was about pure domination -- the Leafs were never closer than 4-1 and 5-2. Rask has been challenged by some shots, but the Leafs haven't played their game yet. So, he's coasting so far.
2018-04-15 update Rask will get the starting nod for Saturday's Game 2 clash with the Maple Leafs. Rask made 30 saves for the Bruins in a 7-3 victory over the Maple Leafs in Game 2 on Saturday night.
2018-04-14 analysis Rask was stellar in Game 1, as he recorded 26 of a possible 27 saves to earn the first of 16 required victories to lift Lord Stanley's Cup. Coming into the postseason, the netminder was riding a three-game losing streak, in which he posted a disappointing 3.72 GAA, but appears to have turned the corner. Still, facing Auston Matthews and company is no easy task, considering Toronto was fourth in th
2018-04-14 update Rask will get the starting nod for Saturday's Game 2 clash with the Maple Leafs.
2018-04-13 analysis This one was close early, as the game was tied 1-1 after one period and Toronto had a few quality opportunities to take the lead. However, Boston scored four times in the final 24:17 en route to a comfortable victory, largely tilting the ice away from Rask. Expect coach Mike Babcock's Maple Leafs to put up a better fight as the series goes on, but the second half of Game 1 was a cakewalk.
2018-04-13 update Rask made 26 saves in Thursday's 5-1 win over Toronto in the first game of the conference quarterfinals.
2018-04-11 analysis The NHL's playoff seeding system did the Bruins no favors, as they'll take on a Toronto team that took three of four decisions from Boston this past season. Moreover, the Leafs were tied for third in the league with 270 goals for and boast a nice collection of skilled young talent on offense. Rask bounced back from a slow start this season to record a 34-14-5 record, to go along with a 2.36 GAA. a
2018-04-11 update Rask will square off against Frederik Andersen at home in Game 1 of the Bruins' first-round playoff series against the Maple Leafs on Thursday,TSN.ca reports.
2018-04-09 analysis The Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, but the Bruins can still gain the top seed in the Eastern Conference -- and home ice until the Stanley Cup Finals -- with a win Sunday. Therefore, it was an easy call to give Rask the nod, as he has a 4-2-0 record with a .934 save percentage in his last six outings. Regardless of Sunday's outcome, it's likely Rask takes every game when Surprisingly, the urgency simply wasn't there for the Bruins with a chance to clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and Rask paid for it. But perhaps even more strange is the fact Rask will head into the playoffs on a three-game losing streak. The Bruins have been arguably the best team in the east since the trade deadline, but Rask has posted a .887 save percentage in his last three cont
2018-04-09 update Rask will be the home starter for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports. Rask allowed four goals on 26 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Panthers on Sunday.
2018-04-08 analysis The Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, but the Bruins can still gain the top seed in the Eastern Conference -- and home ice until the Stanley Cup Finals -- with a win Sunday. Therefore, it was an easy call to give Rask the nod, as he has a 4-2-0 record with a .934 save percentage in his last six outings. Regardless of Sunday's outcome, it's likely Rask takes every game when
2018-04-08 update Rask will be the home starter for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.
2018-04-06 analysis The 31-year-old has now lost two straight starts -- poor timing as the Bruins duke it out with the Lightning for top spot in the Eastern Conference -- but Rask also has a .934 save percentage over his last six games. Expect him to tend the twine for at least one of Boston's final two games this weekend as he looks for win No. 35 on the season.
2018-04-06 update Rask stopped 32 shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Panthers.
2018-04-04 analysis Rask, who saw a nice 11-game run (10-0-1) come to an end in Tuesday's 4-0 loss to the Lightning, will look to rebound Thursday in a tilt that carries major playoff implications for the Bruins, who are tied with Tampa Bay for first place in the Eastern Conference standings, with Boston holding a game in hand. Meanwhile, the Panthers are clawing for a wild card spot on the heels of Tuesday's 2-1 win
2018-04-04 update Rask will start Thursday's road game against the Panthers.
2018-04-04 analysis Rask, who started Saturday's 5-1 win over the Panthers, gave way to Anton Khudobin in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flyers. Rask will be back in net for Tuesday's Atlantic Division/Eastern Conference showdown against the Lightning, who will be without top forward Steven Stamkos (lower body). To date, the Bruins have won all three of their games against Tampa Bay this season, outscoring the Lig Rask was the best player in a scoreless first period, as he held the league's best offense off the board despite Tampa Bay's 17-8 edge in shots. The Finnish netminder was unable to hold off a similar onslaught in the ensuing frame, which saw the hosts light the lamp three times on 16 shots. Rask gave up another goal in the third en route to his first regulation loss since Feb. 24. He was 10-0-1 si
2018-04-04 update Rask is slated to start Tuesday night's road game against the Lightning, the Boston Herald reports. Rask was beaten on four of 36 shots in Tuesday's 4-0 loss to the Lightning.
2018-04-03 analysis Rask, who started Saturday's 5-1 win over the Panthers, gave way to Anton Khudobin in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flyers. Rask will be back in net for Tuesday's Atlantic Division/Eastern Conference showdown against the Lightning, who will be without top forward Steven Stamkos (lower body). To date, the Bruins have won all three of their games against Tampa Bay this season, outscoring the Lig
2018-04-03 update Rask is slated to start Tuesday night's road game against the Lightning, the Boston Herald reports.
2018-03-31 analysis Rask has been supported quite well in 2018, as he's crafted 20 wins against an unspectacular .914 save percentage through 25 showings. This will be his first start against the Panthers all season; there could be easier matchups for the Finn since the Cats are averaging three goals per game, 13th in the NHL. It was his four consecutive win and 10th in 11 starts. The Bruins are surging as the postseason looms and Rask is a big part of that. His record now stands at 34-11-5.
2018-03-31 update Rask is preparing for Saturday's matinee against the Panthers in Boston. Rask made 30 saves in 5-1 win over the Panthers on Saturday afternoon.
2018-03-31 analysis Rask has been supported quite well in 2018, as he's crafted 20 wins against an unspectacular .914 save percentage through 25 showings. This will be his first start against the Panthers all season; there could be easier matchups for the Finn since the Cats are averaging three goals per game, 13th in the NHL.
2018-03-31 update Rask is preparing for Saturday's matinee against the Panthers in Boston.
2018-03-30 analysis Rask was awarded the game's first star in this one even though teammate Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists, which shows just how well the Finnish netminder had to play to hold the league's highest-scoring offense to two goals. This important victory pushed Boston into the Atlantic Division lead with 107 points to Tampa Bay's 106, so expect Rask to maintain his usual role as the starter in
2018-03-30 update Rask made 26 saves in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Lightning.
2018-03-26 analysis With that in mind, coach Bruce Cassidy relayed that Anton Khudobin would get the start in net Tuesday night in Winnipeg, with an eye toward having Rask continue his strong run Thursday against the Lightning, who currently top the Eastern Conference standings with 106 points through 75 games. Meanwhile, the Bruins have logged 104 points in 74 contests, with Rask currently in the midst of a nine-gam
2018-03-26 update Rask is expected to start games at home against Tampa Bay on Thursday and Florida on Saturday, Eric Russo of the Bruins' official site reports.
2018-03-26 analysis Rask has a 2.34 GAA and a .917 save percentage, but recently he hasn't quite been up to that level. Over his last 10 games he has a 2.87 GAA and a .905 save percentage. That being said, in that time he has an 8-1-1 record, so he's been getting the offensive support needed to win. The Wild are at home, but they are also on the second night of a back-to-back, which should benefit the Finnish netmind Rask made several big saves, including a play in the first period that saw the Finn turn the puck over behind the cage only to deny a quick Ryan Murphy shot from the doorstep. The only damage against Rask was a bad bounce that went off the end boards and deflected off the Mikko Koivu's stick. A low-maintenance fantasy netminder, Rask now has eight wins in his last 10 appearances for a Boston team
2018-03-26 update Rask will be the road starter versus the Wild on Sunday, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports. Rask set aside 24 of 25 shots Sunday for a 2-1 overtime road win over the Wild.
2018-03-25 analysis Rask has a 2.34 GAA and a .917 save percentage, but recently he hasn't quite been up to that level. Over his last 10 games he has a 2.87 GAA and a .905 save percentage. That being said, in that time he has an 8-1-1 record, so he's been getting the offensive support needed to win. The Wild are at home, but they are also on the second night of a back-to-back, which should benefit the Finnish netmind
2018-03-25 update Rask will be the road starter versus the Wild on Sunday, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
2018-03-24 analysis Rask, who gave way to Anton Khudobin in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime loss to St. Louis, will look to get back on the winning track after dropping a 5-4 overtime decision to Columbus on Monday. He'll be working behind a banged-up Boston team that figures to be minus its top three defensemen, as well as several key forwards, but working in Rask's favor is that Dallas has stumbled of late, having complet Even an average performance from Rask would likely have been enough to bury the B's given how many pucks found their way to the Boston net. Instead, the Finn was on his game and held the Stars off for long enough to give his offense a chance at a comeback. Though Rask has had some struggles in terms of raw numbers as of late, the Bruins' offense has enabled him to win seven of eight without playin
2018-03-24 update Rask is in line to start Friday night's road game against the Stars. Rask saved 40 of 42 shots on goal from Dallas, keeping his team in the game long enough to steal a 3-2 win over the Stars on Friday.
2018-03-23 analysis Rask, who gave way to Anton Khudobin in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime loss to St. Louis, will look to get back on the winning track after dropping a 5-4 overtime decision to Columbus on Monday. He'll be working behind a banged-up Boston team that figures to be minus its top three defensemen, as well as several key forwards, but working in Rask's favor is that Dallas has stumbled of late, having complet
2018-03-23 update Rask is in line to start Friday night's road game against the Stars.
2018-03-20 analysis In his last start, Rask was able to shut down Tampa Bay on Saturday and record his third shutout of the season, but beforehand he was in a bit of a slump, as he'd allowed three or more goals in five of his six previous games. Although Columbus does rank 25th in the NHL for goals scored per game (2.69), they're currently riding a seven game winning streak -- the longest in the league at the moment The 31-year-old hadn't been beaten that often in a game since the Penguins got six goals past him Jan. 7, and while none of the Columbus tallies could be blamed on Rask, he still saw his personal winning streak snapped at six games. He also only had a .902 save percentage over that stretch, so his luck was due to run out. With the Bruins trying to chase down the Lightning at the top of the Atlanti
2018-03-20 update Rask will guard the cage against Columbus on Monday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Boston Globe reports. Rask stopped 20 shots in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.
2018-03-19 analysis In his last start, Rask was able to shut down Tampa Bay on Saturday and record his third shutout of the season, but beforehand he was in a bit of a slump, as he'd allowed three or more goals in five of his six previous games. Although Columbus does rank 25th in the NHL for goals scored per game (2.69), they're currently riding a seven game winning streak -- the longest in the league at the moment
2018-03-19 update Rask will guard the cage against Columbus on Monday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Boston Globe reports.
2018-03-15 analysis Rask has managed to win five straight games despite ugly ratios, including a 3.39 GAA and .887 save percentage. The Finn has long since proven that he's a guy you should start through thick and thin in fantasy games, but it's worth noting that he could be faded in select DFS settings, given that he'll be pitted against the league's top offense and one that ranks second on the man advantage.
2018-03-15 update Rask will patrol the crease Saturday evening against the Lightning, Joe McDonald of BostonSportsJournal.com reports.
2018-03-14 analysis Rask didn't play well in his last start Saturday against Chicago, surrendering four goals on 27 shots, but he did enough to pick up his 28th victory of the season thanks to great goal support from his teammates. The Finnish goaltender will look to extend his personal winning streak to five games in a road matchup with a Hurricanes team that's only averaging 2.50 goals per game at home this campaig The Bruins scored five straight unanswered goals in the third period to give Rask his fifth win in a row and 29th of the season, despite the fact he gave up four goals for the fifth time in his last eight appearances. The 31-year-old now has a weak .884 save percentage over that span, far off his usual pace, but as long as Boston's offense is humming, Rask should at least keep racking up victories
2018-03-14 update Rask will patrol the crease in Tuesday's road game against the Hurricanes, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports. Rask stopped 29 shots in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Hurricanes.
2018-03-13 analysis Rask didn't play well in his last start Saturday against Chicago, surrendering four goals on 27 shots, but he did enough to pick up his 28th victory of the season thanks to great goal support from his teammates. The Finnish goaltender will look to extend his personal winning streak to five games in a road matchup with a Hurricanes team that's only averaging 2.50 goals per game at home this campaig
2018-03-13 update Rask will patrol the crease in Tuesday's road game against the Hurricanes, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.
2018-03-10 analysis He has now rung up four straight wins, although he has allowed three or more goals in three of those four and five of seven. Rask remains an elite option in net, but we're keeping an eye on the rising goal totals. No concerns yet. Just watching.
2018-03-10 update Rask made 23 saves in Saturday's 7-4 win over Chicago.
2018-03-09 analysis Rask was sharp in his last start, turning aside 31 of the 33 shots he faced en route to a 3-2 win over the Flyers on Thursday. The Finnish backstop will look to keep rolling and pick up his 28th victory of the season in a home matchup with a Blackhawks team that's 13-16-5 on the road this campaign.
2018-03-09 update Rask will guard the cage in Saturday's home game against the Blackhawks.