Posted March 08, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Boston Bruins have had plenty of chances for revenge since their historic meltdown against the Philadelphia Flyers, and they've usually taken advantage. Tuukka Rask, however, hasn't gotten one yet. If Rask is in net for Boston on Saturday against the struggling Flyers, it would be his first appearance versus Philadelphia since Game 7 of the teams' memorable 2010 playoff series. The young Finn had seized the starting job that season, posting a 1.97 goals-against average, and he won seven of his first nine postseason games as the Bruins built a 3-0 series lead on Philadelphia in the conference semifinals. The Flyers, though, staged a stunning rally to eliminate Boston, overcoming a three-goal deficit in Game 7 with four unanswered goals against Rask. Tim Thomas has played throughout the Bruins' 10-1-1 stretch in this series since, including a four-game sweep in the 2011 playoffs. But Thomas is gone and Rask is thriving in the starting role again, and he seems especially prime...
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