Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/22/13
Five Bruins have now been invited to audition for the chance to represent their respective countries next February in Sochi. In addition to Canada orientation camp invitees Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask and newly acquired winger Loui Eriksson have been invited to attend Olympic camp in Finland and Sweden, respectively. While Rask has never competed in the Olympics before, Eriksson suited up for the Swedes during the 2010 Games in Vancouver, tallying three goals and an assist in four games. Rask will face some stiff competition for the starting job in net, as Minnesota’s Niklas Backstrom, San Jose’s Antti Niemi and Nashville’s Pekka Rinne have also been invited to try out for the defending bronze medal winners. In 36 games this past season, Rask posted a 2.00 goals against average with a .929 save percentage, leading all Finnish camp invitees in both categories. Eriksson, meanwhile, tallied 12 goals and 17 assists as a member of the Dallas Stars. Filed under: Boston Bruins, Headlines, NHL, Olympics, Zack Cox
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Lawyer who reps concussion lawsuit wants to speak with Bettman

Former NFL LB Armstrong, wife reportedly killed by 16-year-old son

Tyler Eifert says he will never play in the Pro Bowl again

Australian athletes evacuate the Olympic village after fire

Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio


Wade says Riley did not push him out of Miami

Nationals among multiple teams inquiring on Mark Melancon

McClain does not show up for Cowboys’ training camp

Andre Johnson agrees to two-year deal with Titans

Redskins GM injures hand punching wall in frustration

Report: Aldon Smith checks into rehab

Storyline from 'Ballers' plays out in Cowboys preseason camp

Texas A&M creates a very sexist version of their fight song for women

Brown, Marshall are apparently serious about their car bet

Lacy, Starks could split carries to start season

Cyborg Santos post-surgery skull photos are eerie

Dr. Phil calls out the Patriots for their cheating ways

Hockey team unveils Clinton, Trump bobbleheads

Bennett compares chemistry with Pats QBs to his love life

Crowell still making amends for controversial Instagram post

Report: LeBron urged Justin Bieber not to perform at RNC

Luck refutes Matt Hasselbeck’s assertion he never showers

Newspaper editor explains use of Jordan meme for MJ article

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dr. Phil calls out the Patriots for their cheating ways

Everything that's already gone wrong at the Rio Olympics

Amar'e Stoudemire's presence (and absence) changed the NBA

We asked Team USA: What other Olympic sport would you play?

Why Gary Bettman's CTE denial is cause for concern for NHL

WATCH: Inside the Nike SNKRS BOX in SF for Golden Air Celebration

WATCH: Five other uniforms Chris Sale should cut up

QUIZ: Name every Olympic event in which the USA has never won a gold medal

Five U.S. Olympians favored to win multiple gold medals

WATCH: What teams should join the Big 12?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker