Found August 03, 2012 on BruinsLife:
PLAYERS: Tuukka RaskTim Thomas
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
NESNWith Tim Thomas electing to take a year away from the NHL during the 2012-13 season, Tuukka Rask is poised to become the starting goaltender for the Bruins as they shoot for a second Stanley Cup in three seasons. Rask seemed unsure what to make of Thomas' departure, but he appears determined to block out any extra attention he might receive because of it, remaining focused on his job stopping pucks. NESN's Naoko Funayama caught up with Rask on at the Jimmy Fund Clinic, where Rask visited with patients on Thursday.Read more at:

Rask ready to Bruins' No. 1 goalie

Tuukka Rask was caught off guard - just a little - when he heard fellow Bruins goalie Tim Thomas decided not to play next season. Surprised? Yes. Shocked? Not so much. ''I wasn't expecting him to do that, obviously,'' Boston's new starting goalie said Thursday at a charity event. ''But I really appreciated what he's done and I appreciate his...

Rask says he's ready to be Bruins No. 1 goalie

Tuukka Rask says he was surprised when he heard that fellow Bruins goalie Tim Thomas had decided not to play next season. But he's not shocked. Boston's new starting goalie said Thursday he wasn't expecting Thomas to skip his last season under contract with the Bruins. But he said he appreciates Thomas' decision to want to be with the family and take some time away...

Vote: Will Tuukka Rask Give Bruins an Upgrade in Goal Over Tim Thomas This Season?

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Bruins Alumni Lyndon Byers, Jay Miller Join Fans on Harbor Cruise to Raise Money for Charity (Video)

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Boston Bruins captain #33 Zdeno Chara hoists the Stanley Cup in Vancouver after a hard fought seven game series Number three on our list of The Top Five Bruins Teams of All Time is the most recent of the five. The 2010-11 Boston Bruins were a team that brought the Stanley Cup back to Boston for the first time in 39 years. Led by the excellence of goaltender Tim Thomas, this team...

Bruins Tyler Seguin Makes His Move for American Gymnast Aly Raisman on Twitter

Who else but Barstool would be right on top of this budding Massachusetts love affair. Raisman a native Masshole, is a huge Boston Bruins fan….. and it seems like Seguin, who has been dominating chicks behind the scenes, may be looking to dip his wick into some gold. I think it’s a done deal if Seguin signs up!

Eklund: Could Satan return to the NHL?

A few weeks ago, rumors surfaced that Miroslav Satan would return to the NHL next season after spending the last two years back in Europe. The New York Islanders appear to be the best fit, both then and now. Satan still has a residence on Long Island and there is a scoring line role to be had with the free agent departure of P.A. Parenteau. Officially, the 37-year-old Satan remains...

Bruins Star Tyler Seguin Getting His TWEET ON With U.S. Gold Medalist Aly Raisman (VIDEO)

Gotta love Bruins star Tyler Seguin MELTING the hearts of  women in person and through the internets. His latest “victim”, U.S. Gold Medal winning gymnast and Needham’s own Aly Raisman. Here is the Twitter LOVEFEST between Tyler & Aly: @tylerseguin92 thanks really excited to watch you play this season!

Ty Anderson: Meestuh, meestuh: Jay-Bo the Bruin?

Stuck in the dog days of summer as we hit August, Boston Bruins blogger Ty Anderson will be writing a blog of your choice in regards to the Bruins, NHL, or anything related through (hopefully) all 31 days of hockey's worst month. To send a request, forward it on over to Ty's email (, Twitter (@_TyAnderson), or private message him via your HockeyBuzz...

Tyler Seguin is a fan of Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman

@tylerseguin92 thanks :) really excited to watch you play this season! ��— Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) August 1, 2012Aly Raisman is the local girl from Needham, MA who captained the U.S. squad to the team gold medal a couple days ago. Seguin's tweet didn't help her in the all around finals tonight as she ended up in 4th.

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