Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask not ruling out retirement once contract is up

Erin Walsh
NBC Sports Boston

Is Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask considering retirement when his current deal with the organization is up? It seems that way.

In a one-on-one interview with The Boston Globe's Matt Porter, Rask indicated that his future is up in the air and anything, including retirement sooner rather than later, is possible.

"I have one year left in the contract, so we'll see if I even play," Rask told Porter when asked about his future workload. 

And when Porter asked Rask if it was really a possibility, he said anything is possible

"We'll see," he said. "Always a possibility."

But, if Rask retired from the NHL, would he go on to play in his native Finland? The 33-year-old said he wouldn't, and that he'd be spending the time with his family. 

The Bruins have had plenty of stability in the blue paint over the years, and that will most likely continue after Rask's tenure with the organization comes to close. Boston has some great talent in its system at the moment with Daniel Vladar, Kyle Keyser and Hobey Baker nominee Jeremy Swayman waiting to rise to the occasion. 

If Rask retires, he'll be leaving his crease well tended to.

 

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask not ruling out retirement once contract is up originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

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