Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 11/19/14

TORONTO - NOVEMBER 20: Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins warms up as he prepares to play in his first ever NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre November 20, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
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: http://www.nesn.com/2012/08/tuukka-rask-visits-jimmy-fund-clinic-prepares-for-life-without-tim-thomas-video.html
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