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Boston Bruins: How they made the playoffs

The Boston Bruins have made the playoffs for the seventh straight season and have won the President’s Trophy for having the most points in the league.  Their playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings does not start until Friday, so it is the perfect time to look back on the season and see how the Bruins were able to make it to the playoffs once again. Injuries: There are many...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask orders matching mask for young cancer patient

When 9-year-old Maddie Santosuosso joined Tuukka Rask on the ice at Boston Bruins practice last month, her gear was almost identical to that of the B’s goaltender — same jersey, same pads, same glove. All that was missing was a copy of Rask’s custom snarling bear goalie mask, which the netminder was unable to acquire in time. That’s no longer the case, as Rask has since...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Commissions Custom Goalie Mask For Young Cancer Patient

Back in late March, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins welcomed a special guest to one of their practices – 9-year-old Topfield, Mass., native Maddie Santosuosso. The team joined forces with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help let Santuosuosso, who suffers from stage IV sarcoma, a rare tissue cancer, take the ice with her favorite team and play goalie alongside Rask, her favorite...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matheson handicaps awards races, says Oilers should retire #94, Jets should trade Kane

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson kicked off his last regular-season slate of Hockey World columns with individual awards picks, and his pick for the Vezina Trophy is a surprising one: Vezina Trophy (top goalie) 1. Semyon Varlamov, Colorado. 2. Tuukka Rask, Boston 3. Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Had off-ice issues this year which weighed on him but very consistent...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask, David Krejci Big Winners In Bruins’ 2014 Season Awards

BOSTON — Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask began what’s expected to be a busy trophy season on Saturday afternoon. The B’s netminder, who is thought by many to be the NHL’s front-runner for the Vezina Trophy, picked up some hardware at the annual Bruins’ regular-season awards ceremony prior to the regular-season home finale against Buffalo. Rask was presented with the John Bucyk Award as...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob McKenzie: Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask Favorites For NHL Awards

Highly respected TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie recently polled 16 NHL  head coaches to see how they would rank the top candidates for some of the end-of-the-year awards, including the Hart Trophy. Four players from the Boston Bruins received consideration from the coaches. Tuukka Rask was the top choice for the Vezina Trophy, which is awarded to the most outstanding goaltender...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Beantown Breakdown: Bruins best Flyers again, sweep season series

Tuukka Rask stops Jake Voracek in the Bruins 5-2 win over the Flyers on Saturday afternoon. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) Things were shaping up for another exciting finish. That's when the Boston Bruins shifted into a gear the Flyers simply couldn't reach. After playing to a 2-2 tie through 40 minutes, the Bruins scored two third-period goals to down the Flyers for the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Cements Status As Vezina Favorite With 49-Save Effort

The Boston Bruins needed Tuukka Rask to do something good on Sunday, and as he has all year, the goaltender responded with a tremendous effort. That’s nothing new for the man who has played himself into the Vezina Trophy front-runner. The award certainly feels like it’s Rask’s to lose after the Bruins netminder was incredible Sunday afternoon, as he made 49 saves (and three...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

B’s Beat: Tuukka Rask Is A Man On A Mission

Members of the Tim Thomas Sacred Cow Club AKA Tuukka Rask Haters, you may want to go to YouTube and watch Timmy’s Bruins highlights on loop. Because that chapter is closed shut and that volume in Bruins history has been filed away. This is Tuukka Time like it or not. The Bruins netminder has been a man on a mission since he returned from Sochi where he backstopped Team Finland...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Canadiens pose good test for team

Boston Bruins: Canadiens pose good test for teamThe Boston Bruins are winless in two games this season against their rivals, the Montreal Canadiens.  In fact, with their two losses so far this season, the Bruins have not beaten the Canadiens in their last five meetings. Montreal is a very fast and athletic team that can take away passing lanes in the neutral zone, making it tough...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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