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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask saw the replay of his Game 4 gaffe over and over on television.
''I saw it in my head, too,'' he said Friday, a day after he fell in the crease and allowed a goal that helped the New York Rangers stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals. ''You can either cry about it or laugh about it. I choose to have a sense of humor.''
That attitude will help when the Bruins try for a second time to finish the series at the TD Garden in Game 5 on Saturday. The Rangers would need a win to force the series back to Madison Square Garden for a sixth game on Monday.
''We want to do the pushing now,'' Rangers forward Michael Haley said. ''Put out some hits and get a good forecheck and get the energy in our favor.''
The Bruins took a 3-0 lead into the fourth game of the best-of-seven series on Thursday night, and Nathan Horton and Torey Krug scored in the second period to give Boston the lead. But...
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Tuukka Rask (courtesy of irishcentral.com)
We’ve all had that moment of embarrassment where it seems like everybody in the world is watching when it happens. Well in Tuukka Rask’s case it almost was that. Rask tripped and fell on the ice during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals against the Rangers in Madison Square Garden attempting to make a save on a shot from Rangers...
The Rangers scored one of the strangest goals you’ll ever see in the second period of Thursday’s Game 4 against the Bruins, and it energized the team. Luckily, the Bruins had an “energy” line waiting to help neutralize the threat.
Now, as the Blueshirts head into the third period of what could be their last game of the year, Tuukka Rask and the B’s have a lead — but the...
A legend grew, a monkey was tossed off a back and a city sighed in relief. Such is the existence of a sports team in Boston. Tuukka Rask, whose every move was scrutinized under an electron microscope after the "Tuukka Tumble," shook that pesky (and a bit unfair) closeout monkey off his back. In his best game of the series, Rask stood on his head, made huge save after...
BOSTON — Tuukka Rask appeared to give the Rangers life in Game 4 when he caught an edge, fell over and allowed Carl Hagelin to get New York back into that game and into the series. On Saturday night in Game 5, however, Rask took all the life out of the Rangers with one big save.
New York captain Ryan Callahan got loose midway through the period with his team trailing 2-1 and walked...
We've all heard that expression "boy, he'd like to have that one back." I'm pretty sure that applies to Tuukka Rask here. In Thursday night's game, with the Bruins up 2-0, Rask moves to his left, slips somehow, and allows a Carl Haglin barely-there shot to roll on by:
There's so much to love/hate about this goal, depending on what team you...
Tuukka Rask (courtesy of ESPN.com)
One game after a horrible gaff, Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask made up for it in Game 5.
Rask stopped New York Rangers forward Ryan Callahan on a breakaway to preserve a 2-1 lead in the third period of Saturday’s game in Boston.
With the puck in the defensive zone, Carl Hagelin blocked a shot from Bruins forward Brad Marchand, and whisked a...
The Bruins couldn't close out the sweep on Thursday night so game 5 is on for tonight. The Bruins played great in game 4 but Tuukka Rask blew the game for them because it really looked like he got drunk in between periods when he fell down on his butt and let in a goal.Game 5 is now at home though and the Bruins really need to cap off the series tonight or else Boston will spiral...
Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots, Gregory Campbell scored twice and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-1 in Game 5 on Saturday to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
The Bruins will face the Pittsburgh Penguins for the right to play for the Stanley Cup.
Recent call-up Torey Krug scored his fourth goal of the series for Boston, which reached the third round of the NHL...
Tuukka Rask can't handle the 'changeup' from Carl Hagelin.
Torey Krug, Claude Julien, and Tuukka Rask talk after the Bruins Game 5 win in Boston Saturday night,Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
Boston boy, Chris Kreider scored a re-directed pass from Rick Nash high past Tuukka Rask for the overtime game winner putting some life back into the Rangers playoff hopes.The Bruins should have easily won this game if it weren't for two "flukes." One where Tuukka Rask fell down and then one where Zdeno Chara lost a puck behind the net.The good news is Tyler Seguin...
The Rangers narrowly escaped being swept on Thursday night as they beat the Bruins 4-3 in overtime. Upon further review, they REALLY narrowly escaped, especially after seeing one of their goals in slow motion. Check out the Rangers first goal which featured Carl Hagelin falling down and shooting as he fell but barely getting a stick on it. Instead of being an easy save, Bruins’...
There is still a lot of playoff hockey to play (any Bruins fan will assure you that the team’s second-round series with the Rangers is not close to being over), but it’s not too early to take a look at who some of Boston’s top performers have been so far.
The short list obviously has to include goalie Tuukka Rask, who leads all netminders with seven wins in the postseason and...