Tuukka Rask sent the Russians packing, as the tournament hosts will not receive a medal at the 2014 games.
After a bad month (or more) for the Bruins leading up to the Sochi games, Tuukka Rask’s debut in net for Team Finland featured 4 goals allowed on just 20 shots. Even still, Dave Goucher is not concerned.
It looks like it’ll be Tuukka’s time in the Finnish opener in Sochi,
Tuukka Rask is an exceptional goaltender, but he’ll face stiff competition from Antti Niemi and Kari Lehtonen for playing time.
Tuukka looked good against Vancouver, but the 26-year-old hasn’t looked right for over a month now. Is it fatigue due to an increased workload as the full time starter? Maybe, maybe not. But don’t expect the schedule to change between he and Chad Johnson down the home stretch.
Don’t look now Bruins fans, but the Habs have your number.
For the fourth time this season, Tuukka Rask was pulled from a Bruins game Thursday night. Although the 4-1 loss to the Canadiens might’ve been the worst team performance of all the games Rask didn’t finish, it definitely wasn’t his worst performance of the quartet.
Jones goes over the pluses and minuses of the Bruins 4-1 loss to Montreal
Tim Thomas is expected to make his first start as a visitor in the TD Garden Tuesday night when the Bruins host the Florida Panthers.
With the Bruins in the midst of a rare five-day break this week, general manager Peter Chiarelli joined Toucher & Rich on Friday morning to help fill the hockey void.