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Tuukka Rask

31-Year-Old Goalie – Boston Bruins

2017-18 NHL Stats

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34

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14

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3

GAA

2.36

SV%

.917

2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Rask recorded a 37-20-5 record to go along with a 2.23 GAA, .915 save percentage and eight shutouts in 65 appearances this past season. While Rask’s numbers last season were palatable -- a 2.23 GAA, .915 save mark and eight shutouts in 65 appearances -- they were fueled by a...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2018
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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Tuukka Rask Contract Information:

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

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Rask will require an offseason procedure to drain a bursa on his ankle, Mark Garbino of the Bruins' official site reports.

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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
2017-18 30 NHL BOS 54 34 14 5 3 2.36 125 1513 1388 .917
2017-18 Proj 30 NHL BOS 62 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Tuukka Rask

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#1 Goalie

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

58:46

Average Time On Ice

On average, Tuukka Rask was on the ice for 58:46.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 57:28
2016-17 56:36
2017-18 58:46

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Tuukka Rask
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
May 6 @TAM 0 1 0 2.07 2 21 19 .905
May 4 TAM 0 1 0 3.81 4 28 24 .857
May 2 TAM 0 1 0 3.10 3 36 33 .917
Apr 30 @TAM 0 1 0 3.10 3 30 27 .900
Apr 28 @TAM 1 0 0 2.03 2 36 34 .944
Apr 25 TOR 1 0 0 4.00 4 24 20 .833
Apr 23 @TOR 0 1 0 2.07 2 29 27 .931
Apr 21 TOR 0 1 0 7.74 4 13 9 .692
Apr 19 @TOR 1 0 0 1.00 1 32 31 .969
Apr 16 @TOR 0 1 0 4.21 4 30 26 .867
Apr 14 TOR 1 0 0 3.00 3 33 30 .909
Apr 12 TOR 1 0 0 1.02 1 27 26 .963
Apr 8 FLA 0 1 0 4.14 4 26 22 .846
Apr 7 OTT Did Not Play
Apr 5 @FLA 0 1 0 3.05 3 35 32 .914
Apr 3 @TAM 0 1 0 4.00 4 36 32 .889
Apr 1 @PHI Did Not Play
Mar 31 FLA 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Mar 29 TAM 1 0 0 2.00 2 28 26 .929
Mar 27 @WPG Did Not Play
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Mar 25 @MIN 1 0 0 1.00 1 25 24 .960
Mar 23 @DAL 1 0 0 2.00 2 42 40 .952
Mar 21 @STL Did Not Play
Mar 19 CLM 0 0 1 4.84 5 25 20 .800
Mar 17 @TAM 1 0 0 0.00 0 23 23 1.000
Mar 15 @FLA Did Not Play
Mar 13 @CAR 1 0 0 4.07 4 33 29 .879
Mar 11 @CHI Did Not Play
Mar 10 CHI 1 0 0 4.07 4 27 23 .852
Mar 8 PHI 1 0 0 2.00 2 33 31 .939
Mar 6 DET Did Not Play
Mar 3 MON Did Not Play
Mar 1 PIT 1 0 0 4.00 4 26 22 .846
Feb 27 CAR 1 0 0 2.95 3 32 29 .906
Feb 25 @BUF Did Not Play
Feb 24 @TOR 0 1 0 4.07 4 36 32 .889
Feb 20 @EDM Did Not Play
Feb 19 @CGY 1 0 0 0.95 1 29 28 .966
Feb 17 @VAN 0 1 0 12.00 4 8 4 .500
Feb 13 CGY 1 0 0 2.00 2 30 28 .933
Feb 11 @NJD Did Not Play
Feb 10 BUF 0 1 0 3.05 3 27 24 .889
Feb 7 @NYR Did Not Play
Feb 6 @DET 1 0 0 2.00 2 28 26 .929
Feb 3 TOR 1 0 0 1.00 1 24 23 .958
Feb 1 STL 1 0 0 1.00 1 33 32 .970
Jan 30 ANA Did Not Play
Jan 25 @OTT 1 0 0 2.03 2 23 21 .913
Jan 23 NJD 1 0 0 2.00 2 39 37 .949
Jan 20 @MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 25 24 .960
Jan 18 @NYI Did Not Play
Jan 17 MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 22 21 .955
Jan 15 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 13 @MON 1 0 0 2.81 3 30 27 .900
Jan 7 @PIT 0 0 1 5.81 6 35 29 .829
Jan 6 CAR Did Not Play
Jan 2 @NYI 1 0 0 1.00 1 26 25 .962
Dec 30 @OTT 1 0 0 0.00 0 25 25 1.000
Dec 28 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 27 OTT 1 0 0 1.00 1 26 25 .962
Dec 23 DET 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Dec 21 WPG 1 0 0 0.92 1 38 37 .974
Dec 19 @BUF Did Not Play
Dec 18 CLM 1 0 0 2.00 2 18 16 .889
Dec 16 NYR 0 0 1 2.95 3 28 25 .893
Dec 14 WAS Did Not Play
Dec 13 @DET 1 0 0 2.03 2 33 31 .939
Dec 9 NYI 1 0 0 1.00 1 31 30 .968
Dec 7 ARI 1 0 0 1.02 1 21 20 .952
Dec 4 @NAS 0 0 0 1.88 1 11 10 .909
Dec 2 @PHI 1 0 0 0.00 0 28 28 1.000
Nov 29 TAM 1 0 0 2.00 2 21 19 .905
Nov 26 EDM 0 1 0 3.10 3 35 32 .914
Nov 24 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 22 @NJD Did Not Play
Nov 18 @SAN Did Not Play
Nov 16 @LOS Did Not Play
Nov 15 @ANA 0 1 0 4.00 4 27 23 .852
Nov 11 TOR 0 1 0 3.05 3 24 21 .875
Nov 10 @TOR Did Not Play
Nov 8 @NYR 0 1 0 3.10 3 32 29 .906
Nov 6 MIN 1 0 0 3.05 3 27 24 .889
Nov 4 WAS 0 1 0 3.10 3 27 24 .889
Nov 2 VGK 1 0 0 1.00 1 29 28 .966
Oct 30 @CLM 0 0 1 2.77 3 32 29 .906
Oct 28 LOS 0 0 1 1.88 2 30 28 .933
Oct 26 SAN Did Not Play
Oct 21 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 19 VAN Did Not Play
Oct 15 @VGK 0 1 0 2.07 2 25 23 .920
Oct 14 @ARI Did Not Play
Oct 11 @COL 0 1 0 6.00 4 26 22 .846
Oct 9 COL 0 1 0 3.05 3 22 19 .864
Oct 5 NAS 1 0 0 3.05 3 29 26 .897

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

Rask stopped 19 of 21 shots in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.

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Rask will be the road starter in Game 5 against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.

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Rask allowed four goals on 28 shots during a 4-3 overtime defeat to the Lightning on Friday night. The Lightning lead the second-round series 3-1.

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Rask will start in goal Friday evening against the Lightning for Game 4 of the conference semifinals, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports.

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Rask made 33 saves on 36 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Lightning in Wednesday's Game 3.

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Rask is slated to start Wednesday's home game against Tampa Bay.

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Rask stopped 27 of 30 shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 2.

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With no lineup changes for the Bruins on tap, per coach Bruce Cassidy, Rask is slated to start Monday night's game against the Lightning, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.

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Rask made 34 saves for Boston in a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the conference semifinals Saturday.

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Rask is slated to square off against Andrei Vasilevskiy on the road Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Boston Herald reports.

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Rask only made 20 saves on 24 shots, but he still picked up a 7-4 win in Wednesday's Game 7 against the Maple Leafs.

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Rask is in line to square off against Frederik Andersen in Wednesday night's Game 7 against the Maple Leafs, NHL.com's Amalie Benjamin reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

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 Trophy in 2013-14. Since then, Rask’s numbers have regressed thanks to a subsequent erosion in the team defense play in front of him, a reality that has seen him drop out of the elite class of fantasy netminders. With a blue line that remains sketchy until the next wave of stockpiled talent arrives, Rask figures to be hard-pressed to reach new fantasy heights in 2016-17. When he’s on, Rask is positionality sound and cool as a cucumber. His subpar 2015-16 numbers (including a 2.56 GAA and save percentage of .915) reflect team-wide issues, but at the same time, in order for him to engineer a bounce back, he’ll have tighten things up on his own end and not rely on instant systemic remedies within the organization.

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.