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Tuukka Rask

27-Year-Old Goalie – Boston Bruins

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2.52

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.914

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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 ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 185   DOB: 3/10/1987   BORN: Savonlinna, Finland   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #21 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a eight-year, $56 million contract with Boston in July of 2013.

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Rask made 38 saves on 40 shots Tuesday against the Predators, but allowed the lone shootout goal to take the loss.

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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 24 12 9 3 1 2.52 59 684 625 .914
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Time On Ice Stats

58:33

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Tuukka Rask was on the ice for 58:33.

4:03

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Tuukka Rask was on the ice for 4:03 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 58:27 7:15
2013-14 58:23 4:55
2014-15 58:33 4:03

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Tuukka Rask 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Dec. 17 at MIN Did Not Play
Dec. 16 at NSH 0 0 1 1.88 2 40 38 .950
Dec. 13 OTT 0 0 1 1.88 2 31 29 .935
Dec. 11 CHI 0 1 0 3.10 3 21 18 .857
Dec. 6 at ARI 1 0 0 2.00 2 26 24 .923
Dec. 4 at SJ 0 1 0 7.00 7 44 37 .841
Dec. 2 at LA Did Not Play
Dec. 1 at ANH 0 1 0 3.10 3 28 25 .893
Nov. 28 WPG 1 0 0 0.95 1 36 35 .972
Nov. 24 PIT 0 0 1 3.00 3 33 30 .909
Nov. 22 MON 0 1 0 2.07 2 23 21 .913
Nov. 21 at CLS Did Not Play
Nov. 18 STL 1 0 0 0.00 0 33 33 1.000
Nov. 15 CAR 1 0 0 1.00 1 34 33 .971
Nov. 13 at MON Did Not Play
Nov. 12 at TOR 0 1 0 10.43 4 16 12 .750
Nov. 10 NJ 1 0 0 2.00 2 28 26 .929
Nov. 6 EDM 1 0 0 2.00 2 26 24 .923
Nov. 4 FLA 1 0 0 0.95 1 19 18 .947
Nov. 1 OTT 1 0 0 2.00 2 29 27 .931
Oct. 30 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct. 28 MIN 0 1 0 4.14 4 42 38 .905
Oct. 25 at TOR 1 0 0 1.02 1 33 32 .970
Oct. 23 NYI Did Not Play
Oct. 21 SJ 1 0 0 3.00 3 34 31 .912
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Oct. 18 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct. 16 at MON 0 1 0 6.38 5 23 18 .783
Oct. 15 at DET 1 0 0 1.85 2 20 18 .900
Oct. 13 COL Did Not Play
Oct. 11 WAS 0 1 0 4.00 4 21 17 .810
Oct. 9 at DET 0 1 0 2.07 2 24 22 .917
Oct. 8 PHI 1 0 0 1.02 1 20 19 .950

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

Rask led the Bruins onto the ice for pregame warmups and has been confirmed as the starter in goal for Tuesday's game against the Predators, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports.

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Rask is lined up to start Tuesday's game against the Predators, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports.

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Rask made 29 of 31 saves, but ended up losing 3-2 to Ottawa in a shootout Saturday.

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Rask led the Bruins onto the ice for pregame warmups and will receive the start in goal Saturday against the Senators.

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Rask couldn't stop the Blackhawks' winning streak Thursday, giving up three goals on 21 shots in a 3-2 loss.

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Rask will be in the crease Thursday against the Blackhawks, Joe MacDonald of ESPN Boston reports.

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Rask gave up two goals on 26 shots in Saturday's win over the Coyotes.

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Rask will start in goal for the Bruins Saturday night against the Coyotes.

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Rask surrendered a career-high seven goals on 44 shots in Thursday's loss to the Sharks.

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Rask will start in net against the Sharks on Thursday.

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Rask is expected to receive the start in goal Thursday versus the Sharks, Joe Haggerty of CSN New England reports.

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Rask dropped his seventh game of the season Monday against the Ducks, stopping 25 of 28 shots in the defeat.

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2014-15

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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.