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Tuukka Rask

30-Year-Old Goalie – Boston Bruins

2016-17 NHL Stats

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37

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20

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8

GAA

2.23

SV%

.915

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

With five more years left on his contract at an annual $7 million cap hit, it would appear that Rask is around for the long haul, despite whispers – and that’s probably all they are – that the Bruins could entertain dealing the 29-year-old goalie, who earned the Vezina Troph...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 176   DOB: 3/10/1987   BORN: Savonlinna, Finland   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #21 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed an eight-year, $56 million contract with the Bruins in July 2013.

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Rask allowed three goals on 29 shots in a 3-2 overtime defeat during Game 6 of the first round against the Senators. Ottawa won the series, 4-2.

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Tuukka Rask NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2007-08 20 4 2 1 1 0 3.26 10 88 78 .886
2008-09 21 1 1 0 0 1 0.00 0 35 35 1.000
2009-10 22 45 22 12 5 5 1.97 84 1221 1137 .931
2010-11 23 NHL BOS 29 11 14 2 2 2.67 71 866 795 .918
2011-12 24 NHL BOS 23 11 8 3 3 2.05 44 621 577 .929
2012-13 25 NHL BOS 36 19 10 5 5 2.00 70 980 910 .929
2013-14 26 NHL BOS 58 36 15 6 7 2.04 115 1641 1526 .930
2014-15 27 NHL BOS 70 34 21 13 3 2.30 156 2011 1855 .922
2015-16 28 NHL BOS 64 31 22 8 4 2.56 157 1854 1697 .915
2016-17 29 NHL BOS 65 37 20 5 8 2.23 137 1610 1473 .915
2016-17 Proj 29 NHL BOS 63 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Tuukka Rask

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

56:36

Average Time On Ice

On average, Tuukka Rask was on the ice for 56:36.

Year Ice Time
2014-15 58:03
2015-16 57:28
2016-17 56:36

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Tuukka Rask
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr 23 OTT 0 1 0 2.73 3 29 26 .897
Apr 21 @OTT 1 0 0 1.33 2 43 41 .953
Apr 19 OTT 0 1 0 1.03 1 27 26 .963
Apr 17 OTT 0 1 0 3.69 4 32 28 .875
Apr 15 @OTT 0 1 0 3.93 4 29 25 .862
Apr 12 @OTT 1 0 0 1.02 1 27 26 .963
Apr 8 WAS 0 0 0 0.00 0 8 8 1.000
Apr 6 OTT 0 0 1 0.94 1 26 25 .962
Apr 4 TAM 1 0 0 0.00 0 28 28 1.000
Apr 2 @CHI Did Not Play
Apr 1 FLA 1 0 0 2.00 2 26 24 .923
Mar 30 DAL 1 0 0 0.00 0 27 27 1.000
Mar 28 NAS 1 0 0 1.00 1 25 24 .960
Mar 25 @NYI Did Not Play
Mar 23 TAM 0 1 0 5.17 5 28 23 .821
Mar 21 OTT 0 1 0 3.10 3 22 19 .864
Mar 20 @TOR 0 1 0 2.03 2 28 26 .929
Mar 16 @EDM 0 1 0 13.64 5 17 12 .706
Mar 15 @CGY Did Not Play
Mar 13 @VAN 1 0 0 3.00 3 29 26 .897
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Mar 11 PHI 1 0 0 1.00 1 27 26 .963
Mar 8 DET 1 0 0 1.00 1 27 26 .963
Mar 6 @OTT 0 1 0 3.05 3 28 25 .893
Mar 4 NJD Did Not Play
Mar 2 NYR 0 1 0 2.03 2 21 19 .905
Feb 28 ARI 1 0 0 1.00 1 23 22 .957
Feb 26 @DAL 1 0 0 3.00 3 36 33 .917
Feb 23 @LOS Did Not Play
Feb 22 @ANA 0 1 0 4.07 4 24 20 .833
Feb 19 @SAN 1 0 0 0.97 1 30 29 .967
Feb 12 MON 1 0 0 0.00 0 25 25 1.000
Feb 11 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 9 SAN 1 0 0 3.05 3 26 23 .885
Feb 4 TOR 0 0 0 8.00 4 14 10 .714
Feb 1 @WAS 0 1 0 5.17 5 22 17 .773
Jan 31 @TAM 1 0 0 3.00 3 21 18 .857
Jan 26 PIT 1 0 0 3.00 3 22 19 .864
Jan 24 DET 1 0 0 2.81 3 26 23 .885
Jan 22 @PIT 0 1 0 3.87 2 22 20 .909
Jan 20 CHI 0 1 0 1.02 1 22 21 .955
Jan 18 @DET 0 0 1 4.69 5 25 20 .800
Jan 16 NYI 0 1 0 4.50 3 15 12 .800
Jan 14 PHI 1 0 0 3.00 3 24 21 .875
Jan 12 @NAS 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 3 1.000
Jan 10 @STL 1 0 0 3.00 3 17 14 .824
Jan 8 @CAR Did Not Play
Jan 7 @FLA 1 0 0 0.00 0 25 25 1.000
Jan 5 EDM 0 1 0 4.14 4 25 21 .840
Jan 2 @NJD 0 1 0 2.03 2 25 23 .920
Dec 31 BUF 1 0 0 1.02 1 27 26 .963
Dec 29 @BUF 1 0 0 2.03 2 33 31 .939
Dec 27 @CLM 0 1 0 4.14 4 22 18 .818
Dec 23 @CAR Did Not Play
Dec 22 @FLA 1 0 0 1.02 1 30 29 .967
Dec 20 NYI 0 1 0 6.92 3 13 10 .769
Dec 18 LOS 1 0 0 0.00 0 18 18 1.000
Dec 15 ANA Did Not Play
Dec 14 @PIT 0 0 1 3.93 4 37 33 .892
Dec 12 @MON 1 0 0 0.95 1 31 30 .968
Dec 10 TOR 0 1 0 3.05 3 19 16 .842
Dec 8 COL Did Not Play
Dec 7 @WAS 0 0 1 3.93 4 20 16 .800
Dec 5 FLA 1 0 0 2.95 3 30 27 .900
Dec 3 @BUF 1 0 0 1.00 1 36 35 .972
Dec 1 CAR Did Not Play
Nov 29 @PHI 0 0 1 1.88 2 21 19 .905
Nov 27 TAM 1 0 0 1.02 1 31 30 .968
Nov 25 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 24 @OTT 0 1 0 3.16 3 26 23 .885
Nov 22 STL 0 1 0 3.10 3 27 24 .889
Nov 19 WPG 1 0 0 1.02 1 12 11 .917
Nov 17 @MIN 0 1 0 1.02 1 29 28 .966
Nov 13 @COL 1 0 0 0.00 0 21 21 1.000
Nov 12 @ARI 1 0 0 1.00 1 32 31 .969
Nov 10 CLM 1 0 0 2.00 2 17 15 .882
Nov 8 @MON Did Not Play
Nov 7 BUF 1 0 0 0.00 0 32 32 1.000
Nov 5 NYR 0 1 0 5.08 5 24 19 .792
Nov 3 @TAM 1 0 0 2.81 3 30 27 .900
Nov 1 @FLA 1 0 0 1.00 1 34 33 .971
Oct 29 @DET 1 0 0 0.00 0 24 24 1.000
Oct 26 @NYR Did Not Play
Oct 25 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 22 MON Did Not Play
Oct 20 NJD 1 0 0 1.00 1 29 28 .966
Oct 17 @WPG 1 0 0 1.00 1 35 34 .971
Oct 15 @TOR Did Not Play
Oct 13 @CLM 1 0 0 3.05 3 31 28 .903

Tuukka Rask: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rask will be in the crease for Sunday's Game 6 against Ottawa, Joe Haggerty of CSN NE reports.

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Rask denied 41 of 43 shots from the Senators on Friday, en route to a double-overtime win for Game 5.

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Rask will start between the pipes in Friday's Game 5 against the Senators, CSN New England's Joe Haggerty reports.

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Rask saved 26 of 27 shots during Wednesday's Game 4 loss to Ottawa.

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Rask is slated to start Wednesday's home game against the Senators, CSN New England's Joe Haggerty reports.

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Rask saved just 28 of 32 shots during Monday's Game 3 loss to Ottawa.

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Rask is slated to start Monday's playoff game at home against the Senators, the Boston Herald reports.

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Rask made 25 saves Saturday in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Senators.

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Rask will tend the twine for Game 2 against Ottawa on Saturday.

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Rask saved 26 of 27 shots during Wednesday's Game 1 win over Ottawa.

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Rask is slated to start Wednesday's playoff opener against the Senators, Joe Haggerty of CSN New England reports.

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Rask came on in the third period of Saturday's game against the Capitals, stopping all eight of the shots he faced.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015-16

Though Rask finished the 2014-15 season with respectable enough numbers -- a 34-21-13 record, 2.30 GAA, and .922 save percentage -- it amounted to a big step back from his Vezina Trophy effort the previous campaign, during which he posted a 36-15-6 record, 2.04 GAA, .930 save percentage, and a league-high seven shutouts. While Rask is clearly entrenched as the B's top goalie, the team's failure to qualify for the playoffs last season led to significant roster turnover in advance of the 2015-16. In his current team context, Rask can no longer take airtight defensive play in front of him for granted, with the Bruins’ blue line -- which took a hit with the defection of Johnny Boychuk last season -- having been further diluted by the offseason trade of Dougie Hamilton. Moreover, there’s been some shake-up in the personnel up front, and it remains to be seen if the moves will help spark the B’s scoring attack and keep Rask among the league leaders in wins. With that in mind, Rask isn’t the elite fantasy no-brainer that he was heading into last season when the Bruins were perceived as an upper-echelon squad, but he does remain a highly talented netminder who is assured a significant workload, thanks to the team’s uncertain backup goalie situation.

2014-15

Rask, who was named the 2013-14 recipient of the Vezina Trophy, posted a 36-15-6 record, 2.04 GAA, .930 save percentage and a league-high seven shutouts in 58 games for the Bruins this past season. The 27-year-old, who the Bruins have signed through 2020-21 at an annual cap figure of $7 million, is in the heart of his NHL prime -- in both real and fantasy terms -- and will continue to serve as the team’s top goalie for the immediate future, while seeing the bulk of the team's starts. Those looking to insure their investment in Rask this season are advised to look into drafting Niklas Svedberg, who is on track to replace Chad Johnson as the Bruins’ No. 2 goalie.

2013-14

Rask solidified his status as a top notch goalie for the B's with a fine 2012-13 effort (featuring a 19-10-5 record with a GAA of 2.00 and save percentage of .929) that carried into the playoffs. He then signed an eight-year, $56 million contract extension this offseason that ensures that he’ll man the Boston nets for the foreseeable future. The 26-year-old Finn is a calm customer, who plays in front of a defensively sound team. Heath permitting, Rask heads into the 2013-14 season as one of the top netminders in fantasy hockey.

2012-13

Rask was excellent in a backup role last season, posting a record of 11-8-3 and a 2.05 GAA to go along with a .929 save percentage. With former Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas planning to sit out the upcoming campaign, Rask is primed for a big jump up our rankings in his role as the Bruins’ starting netminder. If the unflappable Finn stays healthy, the 25-year-old has massive fantasy upside playing behind the defensively responsible Bruins.

2011-12

Rask will return to the B's this season to capably back up Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas. On the heels of a strong run (1.97 GAA and .931 save percentage in 45 games) in 2009-10, Rask was on track to be the Bruins' No. 1 goalie this past season, but Thomas quickly reclaimed that gig and never let up. The unflappable Finn finished the campaign with an 11-14-2 record with a 2.67 GAA and .918 save percentage in 29 games.

2010-11

Rask finished his stellar rookie season with a 22-12-5 record with a sparkling 1.97 GAA and .931 save percentage. He should enter the 2010-11 campaign as the Bruins' undisputed top goaltender (even if former Vezina winner Tim Thomas is not dealt) and figures to be among the top tier of goalies in our preseason fantasy rankings. There's always the possibility that hotshot youngsters can regress, but Rask is one cool customer whose unflappable nature (to go along with his sound technique) figures to help him avoid such an occurrence.

2009-10

The highly touted Rask will replace Manny Fernandez as Tim Thomas’ backup, making him one injury away from backstopping one of the league’s sounder defensive clubs. The B’s signed Thomas to a four-year extension last April, so there appears to be no rush to anoint Rask as the man, but he will be one of the league’s higher-upside backups.

2008-09

The 21-year-old Rask is slated for a second year as AHL Providence's No. 1 goaltender, with a healthy Fernandez and the underrated Tim Thomas returning to Boston. Injuries could change that plan, but the thinking is that another full year in the minors is just what Rask, one of hockey's top netminding prospects, needs. If he happens to be available in your keeper league, snatch him now.

2007-08

Hannu Toivonen had a terrible season and Tim Thomas is more or less a backup, so the Bruins are hoping that Rask can develop quickly. There's a chance he will be in North America for the 2007-08 season, but he will almost certainly need time in the AHL to get used to playing on the smaller ice surface. Rask just turned 20 years old, so he is very young, but if he can learn how to play on the smaller ice surface quickly, he could be a factor for the Bruins this season.

2006-07

Rask is the next great product out of the Finnish goalie machine. His value has skyrocketed over the past year after an outstanding performance at the 2006 World Junior Tournament (4-2, 2.11, .940) and he's destined to be a number one goalie in the NHL. He needs more experience, particularly to help him get a handle on his questionable rebound control, and he'll get it over the next few years. He's a great keeper league junior pick-up but that's all right now.

2004-05

Rask is a flashy and enigmatic butterfly specialist who will dominate one game and stink the joint out the next. He's long and lanky, and his stamina is often called into question. Star or dud? He's worth the risk. Just don't expect him to be in the NHL for several years.