A.B. According to multiple reports, Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask and longtime girlfriend Jasmiina Nikkila, welcomed a baby daughter over the weekend
DJ Bean, Boston Bruins beat writer for WEEI, reported that, “The due date for the child to arrive was Friday, the day after Game 1 of the second round against the Canadiens, and the baby was born either Sunday or early Monday morning. There was a state police officer at Friday’s practice, perhaps to provide an escort if need be, and the Bruins would have had a plan to get Rask to Boston from Montreal had the baby come after the Bruins had left for Canada on Monday.”
Thankfully Rask and his girlfriend were able to welcome their new daughter in between playoff game 2 and 3 of this second round series against their bitter rival, the Montreal Canadiens. If Rask had skipped a playoff game to be at his girlfriend’s side, the media coverage would have been intense. Just ask David Murphy.
Luckily for Rask, his girlfriend and the cit...