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TUUKKA RASK RUMORS & GOSSIP

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Tuukka Rask has played a major role in the Boston Bruins' recent dominance over the Arizona Coyotes, but it's unknown if he'll be available for the next matchup. An illness forced the goaltender to end a lengthy streak of appearances in the Bruins' latest game, and he'll try to get well enough for their attempt to avoid their longest home losing streak in five seasons Saturday. Boston...
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Bruins goalie Rask scratched for game against Devils

  Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has had his streak of playing in 18 straight games snapped. Rask was not feeling well at the Bruins' morning skate Friday and he did not dress for the game against the New Jersey Devils later that night. He had started 16 of the last 18 games. Niklas Svedberg started in goal for the Bruins. His last start was on Feb. 10 against Dallas and he was...
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask scratched for Devils game

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has had his streak of playing in 18 straight games snapped. Rask was not feeling well at the Bruins' morning skate Friday and he did not dress for the game against the New Jersey Devils later that night. He had started 16 of the last 18 games. Niklas Svedberg started in goal for the Bruins. His last start was on Feb. 10 against...
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Amalie Benjamin: Bruins Need To Find Solid Backup For Tuukka Rask (Video)

Tuukka Rask is the Boston Bruins’ clear starting goaltender. After that, it gets murky. Rask has been a workhorse for the Bruins of late, appearing in the team’s last 18 games dating back to early January. The netminder is one of the league’s best when he’s on his game, but the Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin points out his play could suffer as a result of fatigue. The solution...
Via NESN.com
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Terminix Offers Free Exterminating Services For Life To Next Player Who Scores On Tuukka Rask

Now that Tuukka Rask has a new species of wasp named after him, Terminix is not such a big fan of the Bruins goaltender. The extermination company announced this week that they would be offering free services for life to the next NHL player to score on Rask, who recently had a newly-discovered East African Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Boston Bruins: Tough loss to Canucks

A hard fought game on both ends ended up with the Boston Bruins receiving a loss. The Vancouver Canucks won this one 2-1 in regular time. This surely didn’t represent which team dominated the game, that being the Bruins. The Bruins were only out-shot in the first period, a period that ended even at 1-1. The final shot total was 41-28 Bruins. The Bruins also dominated at the face...
Via isportsweb.com
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Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask had a wasp, Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski, named after him

Robert S. Copeland, an entomologist in Nairobi, Kenya, has named a newly discovered species of wasp after Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask:Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski The ultimate honour: Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has wasp named after him http://t.co/KTYdwtzcFT pic.twitter.com/jBBFfutwme— HockeyNightInCanada (@hockeynight) February 24, 2015Ultimate? Let's not get nuts there...
Via Bob's Blitz
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You can now be stung by the Tuukka Rask wasp

Hello, BMR here to enter your nightmares. A scientist working in Kenya discovered a new species of wasp and named it after his favorite goaltender. The official Latin name for this new species is “Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski” and is now the favorite insect of all Bostonians. The Tukka Rask wasp, I guess. In the paper written by the insect’s discoverers, they are quoted as...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston researcher names new wasp species after Tuukka Rask

The Bruins may be struggling on the ice this season but all is not lost for Tuukka Rask. The Bruins goaltender is having another solid season between the pipes and now he’s on the receiving end of a very, um, unique honor – with his own insect species named after him. Robert S. Copeland, an Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Tuukka Rask accidentally slashes Kris Versteeg after giving up goal (Video)

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask accidentally slashed Chicago Blackhawks right winger Kris Versteeg after giving up a goal in the final seconds of the first period during Sunday's game at the United Center.After giving up a goal to Jonathan Toews with just 1.4 seconds left in the first period (just six seconds into a power play), Rask was angry at himself and slammed the post...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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