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Rask, Bruins Pound Coyotes

Tuukka Rask stopped 31 of 32 shots and the Bruins cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at TD Garden.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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— HockeyNightInCanada (@hockeynight) February 24, 2015Ultimate? Let's not get nuts there...
Via Bob's Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Newly discovered wasp named after Boston Bruins goalie Rask

There's a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask's honor. Robert Copeland, an entomologist at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi who grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, named the wasp...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston-Area Researcher Names New Wasp Species After Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask is going where no hockey player has likely gone before — into a scientific journal. The Boston Bruins goaltender is the inspiration behind the name of a newly discovered wasp species from East Africa. According to the Boston Globe, a Boston-area researcher — and presumably a massive Rask fan — who was part of a team that discovered the new species of wasp in Kenya...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Backup Goalie Struggles Forcing Bruins’ Tuukka Rask To Take On Heavy Workload

For the first time in several seasons, the Boston Bruins have a weakness at the backup goaltender position. Over the last four years, backups such as Anton Khudobin, Chad Johnson and current starter Tuukka Rask have provided much-needed relief to prevent the No. 1 goalie from taking on a workload too heavy. Here’s a look at the performance of recent Bruins backup goalies, excluding...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask’s Quality Performance Not Enough For Bruins In Loss To Canadiens

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask has struggled throughout his career against the Montreal Canadiens, but he wasn’t the reason why the Boston Bruins lost 3-1 to their archrivals Sunday night at TD Garden. The Bruins’ No. 1 goaltender entered Sunday night’s game with a 3-12-3 record, a 2.76 goals against average and a .902 save percentage in 19 career games against the Habs. But he gave...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Sprawls Out For Game-Saving Stop Vs. Islanders (Video)

Tuukka Rask is on some kind of a roll right now. The Boston Bruins goalie was at it again Saturday night as he stopped 39 of the 40 shots he faced in Boston’s 2-1 win over the New York Islanders at TD Garden. Rask’s best effort might have come in the third period when he did a near-split to deny Anders Lee’s scoring chance. Check out the highlight...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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