Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/25/12

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 19: Goaltender Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on November 19, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The true ramifications of the NHL lockout have set in for most hockey fans, but that doesn’t make watching their favorite players move overseas any easier. Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has been officially signed to a contract in Europe. According to ESPN, the 25 year old Finnish star will play for HC Plzen, and joins teammate Andrew Ference as the second Bruin to commit to a Czech team. Rask, who will take over as starting goalie for the Bruins if and when the season gets underway, is scheduled to make $3.5 million with the Bruins this season after signing a...
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