BOS and netminder Rask agreed to terms on one-year, $3.5M deal.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 28, 2012
Boom! We all know that Bob's word on contracts is pretty much golden. So lets look at this deal. I think it's pretty win/win for both sides, though it seems that everyone is getting all bent out of shape re: the 1 year contract. I think people need to step back and take a deep breath, maybe smoke a little weed and relax. The Bruins/Rask deal is a win/win for both sides and here's why: Bruins' win:
Low risk for a goalie who hasn't played more than 45 games in a season
If Rask is terrible, the Bruins can cut ties without being held up in a lot of cap
If Rask is good to amazing he's a restricted free agent in July 2013 which means they can extend him for more money
Prove to the Bruins he's starting goaltender material
Lack of long term contract gives him incentive to play well
Rask playing good to amazing mea...