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The Boston Bruins have needed no one's help to play lazy, lackadaisical, .500 hockey since mid-January. But Saturday afternoon against the New York Islanders, they got a little help from the referees.
A possibly uncalled icing penalty late in the third led to a tie-breaking goal by center John Tavares, and Evgeni Nabokov saved 32 of 34 shots to secure a 3-2 victory over the Bruins at the TD Garden. Tuukka Rask left midway through the second with an undisclosed injury.
The Bruins now lead the Ottawa Senators in the Northeast Division by just three points with 19 games left, including one against the Senators.
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The Bruins lost more than just a game on Saturday against the New York Islanders. They also lost Tuukka Rask to injury for an unknown amount of time. Rask won't be travelling to New York with the team on Sunday to take on the Rangers, so Michael Hutchinson will be an emergency addition for the B's. Hutchinson is 6-11-0 with a 2.62 GAA and a .920 save percentage this season...
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask stretched to his left as an Islanders' shot whipped past his outstretched glove and the net before harmlessly hitting the boards. The harm was in front of the net, where Rask's stretch left him in what appeared to be some serious pain. His attempt to snag the puck left his legs split apart and seemingly extended beyond Rask's comfort. Rask fell...
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask suffered a lower-body injury Saturday against the New York Islanders while making a split save in the second period.Rask fell to the ice in pain and the game was stopped. He was relieved by Tim Thomas and had to be helped off the ice.Bruins coach Claude Julien said Rask will not be making the team's upcoming road trip to New York and Toronto...
Less than a week after the trade deadline has come and gone and just before the Bruins will play eight games in 13 days the Bruins have lost Tuukka Rask to injury when the young goaltender left today's game against the Islanders in the second period. Rask attempted to make a routine save, picked his heel in the ice and appeared to have his leg buckle beneath him. Rask immediately...
After remaining hush since the injury occurred on Saturday afternoon, the Bruins finally briefed the media on the details of Tuukka Rask's injury. The goalie will miss 4-6 weeks with an abdominal/groin strain which he obtained while trying to make a save attempt in the second period of Saturday's game against the Islanders. Some had speculated that Rask re-injured the...
The injury ninja has set up camp in Boston. First Horton, Then Peverly. Then Boychuk (since returned). Then Ference. And now Tuukka Rask and Daniel Paille both down with injuries. Rask isn't traveling with the team and it doesn't look good. Already rumors that Rask is done for the season. The Bruins are looking more and more like Providence with each game.Awful.
BostonBruins.com —Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli issued the following the update regarding goaltender Tuukka Rask who was injured during the Bruins/Islanders game on Saturday, March 3:
“Tuukka Rask sustained a lower abdomen strain/groin strain and will be sidelined 4-6 weeks.”
Watch the play he got injured on here.
BOSTON – The Bruins got Johnny Boychuk back from a mild concussion on Saturday, but the rash of recent injuries continued during the course of a 3-2 loss to the Islanders at the Garden. Goalie Tuukka Rask suffered an apparent left leg injury during the second period and did not return after being helped off the ice, while forward Daniel Paille also left during the third period...
Marty Turco is back in the NHL. Today the Boston Bruins signed the veteran netminder to a one-year, $600,000 pro rated contract as reported by Pierre LeBrun. The news comes after Boston learned that current backup goaltender Tuukka Rask is expected to miss the next four to six weeks with a groin / lower abdominal strain.
Turco needs to clear waivers before officially becoming...
Tuukka Rask's injury could make life difficult for Tim Thomas and the Bruins down the stretch, but as NESN's Mark Mowers puts it, you can't count out Thomas because he's consistently proved doubters wrong throughout his career. What is evident, though, is that the B's will need to elevate their game against difficult opponents, such as the Rangers. The B's...
Its like a bad joke. The Bruins have signed Marty Turco, which probably means that Rask is out for awhile. ******* Marty Turco, are you ******** me? There's a few things that worry me about this:
It means Tuukka Rask is out for awhile.
With Timmy and Turco, the Bruins goaltending age must average about 50
Someone in Boston may win $5
Marty ******* Turco. I need a drink.
8 a.m. ET: The Bruins once again failed in their quest to string together back-to-back wins with a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday at TD Garden. Now, they have to head to New York to face an even tougher Gotham-based squad, taking on the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers in a matinee affair at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Making matters worse is that the Bruins...