Found June 18, 2013 on Boston Sports Then & Now:
PLAYERS: Tuukka Rask
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
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(MEME: Reddit) This brilliant & BAD ASS MEME of Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask says it all…..almost. He is also….. Pretty sure Tuukka means “I bleed icebergs” in Finnish.
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