Found June 08, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — We can stop with those silly questions now when it comes to Tuukka Rask. Facing arguably the best offense in hockey today, Rask turned in perhaps the greatest four-game stretch of his life with another shutout win in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final. In the process, Rask hopefully quieted some of the nay-sayers when it comes to his ability to close out a series. Rask entered Friday’s game with just a 3-8 record in closeout games, the majority of those stemming from the 2010 second-round series with Philadelphia in which the Bruins coughed up a 3-0 series lead. Maybe that’s what was motivating Rask. Maybe it was all the talk about how good the Penguins were offensively. Whatever it was, it worked for Rask, who allowed just two goals in four games against Pittsburgh. “I felt pretty good throughout these games,” Rask said after the Game 4 win.”It helps when you get a good start. I thought we played a pretty good game. Game 1 there took the 1-0 lead in the series and felt...
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