// Tuukka Rask

Chara-Less Bruins Put Up Valiant Fight Against Blues

If you watched the first meeting between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues then you know the two teams play each other like two heavyweight contenders trading haymakers. That first meeting was on November 21, 2013. Since then not much has changed as both teams are still near the top of their respective […]

Bruins Gaining Momentum Heading into the Olympic Break

With 21 goals in four games the Boston Bruins are amid a four game win streak and are looking to carry momentum into the winter Olympic break. Bruins vs. Islanders While the New York Islanders may not be the best of teams, actually they are one of the worst; they still seem to give the […]

Red Hot Brad Marchand Carrying Bruins

Consistency has been a problem for the Boston Bruins as of late. Every win seems to be followed by a loss and the best they’ve been able to do in the past month is a three game winning streak. Sure the team has been battling injuries at the defensive position but the road ahead isn’t […]

Week In Review: Bruins Win Four Straight, But Lose Loui Eriksson

The Boston Bruins are currently on a four-game winning streak and are tied for first place in the Eastern Conference. During the last week, they sweep their three-game road trip against The Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Buffalo Sabres. And then capped it off Thursday night against the San Jose Sharks at home, beating […]

Bruins Sign Tuukka Rask to 8-Year, $56 Million Deal

The Boston Bruins have signed goalie Tuukka Rask to an eight-year, $56 million deal. Rask, who was a restricted free agent after signing a one-year deal last offseason, will make $7 million per season. Rask had a strong regular season and followed it up with a great playoff run. He finished with a .940 save […]

Bruins Have Decisions To Make This Offseason

After a great, but tragic, season, the Bruins now look ahead to the offseason with some decisions to make. With some contracts expiring and the potential for trades to be made, there are some moves that need to be made. Some things are already known with Jaromir Jagr, Andrew Ference and Nathan Horton, who are […]

Zdeno Chara Struggled in Stanley Cup Finals, But Why?

After having a few days to reflect on game six of the Stanley Cup Finals, there is a lot to be proud of as a Bruins fan, but there is also a big reason why the Bruins struggled against the Chicago Blackhawks and that reason was 6’9 captain Zdeno Chara. Chara, who is a former […]

Bruins Take 2-1 Series Lead as Rask Silences Blackhawks

The Boston Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday night, giving them a 2-1 lead in the best of seven series, which will remain in Boston for Game 4 on Wednesday. Coming off of two thrillers in Chicago, which included a combined four overtime periods, the […]

Bruins Lose 4-3 In Triple OT Thriller to Blackhawks, Down 1-0 In Cup Series

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw scored the game winning goal in the third overtime period to hand the Boston Bruins a heartbreaking 4-3 loss in Game 1. The pesky Shaw deflected the game winning goal past Tuukka Rask 12:08 into the third overtime period. Rask made 59 saves in the losing effort.

2013 Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Key Match-Ups

The Stanley Cup Finals are finally here. After a lockout-shortened season and all the speculations and predictions, we have our two finalists. Many predicted this matchup in the finals, and after the way the two teams have played in these playoffs, it is pretty obvious that these are the best two teams in the NHL […]

Game 4 Thoughts: Tough Defense, Rask Carry Bruins to Finals

The Boston Bruins defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bruins won the game 1-0, sweeping the number one seed and defending Stanley Cup Champions out of the playoffs. Friday night’s game was a defensive battle, as the game remained scoreless heading into the final period. During […]

Tuukka Rask, David Krejci Quieting The Critics

Through two games of the Eastern Conference Finals, Tuukka Rask is finally getting the credit he deserves. Tuukka played well, but didn’t look fantastic against the Maple Leafs, but the Bruins team in general had their up and downs in the series. Rask came up with some big saves in game seven after letting up […]

Bruins-Penguins Series Preview: The Matchup We All Wanted

It is finally here. The matchup that Bruins fans, and NHL fans all over the country were hoping for when the season started. Coming into this shortened season, many people predicted the Penguins and the Bruins being the two best teams in the East, and a possible matchup to go to the Stanley Cup. After […]

Bruins Beat Maple Leafs 4-3 in OT Thriller, Lead Series 3-1

David Krejci hat trick goal in overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 4-3 win and a 3-1 series lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tuukka Rask was terrific in net for the Bruins, making 45 saves for the second straight game including 11 in overtime. Captain Zdeno Chara assisted on all four Bruins goals. After […]

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-2: Take 2-1 Series Lead

The Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 in a must win Game 3. The Bruins exhibited their playoff experience by bouncing back from their ugly Game 2 loss to score five goals in front of a sold out and very loud Air Canada Centre. David Krejci had two assists and added an empty net goal […]