Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask

#40G,
W
15
L
5
OTL
2
GAA
2.28
SV%
.913
SO
2
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 3"/176 lbs
Born: Savonlinna, Finland
Draft: 2005 1st round (21st pick) by the
  • NHL Writer Shares 'Reason' For Leaving Patrice Bergeron Off Selke Ballot
    New England Sports Network

    NHL Writer Shares 'Reason' For Leaving Patrice Bergeron Off Selke Ballot

    Patrice Bergeron wound up not winning what would have been a record fifth Frank J. Selke Trophy, and that’s fine. Aleksander Barkov is more-than-worthy recipient, and Bergeron finishing second in the voting proves he remains one of the best defensive forwards in hockey, and those who follow the game know it. However, many NHL fans were puzzled over just how many Selke Trophy ballots did not include the Boston Bruins captain.

  • Hockey isn't any better at picking its defensive player of the year than basketball
    Deadspin

    Hockey isn't any better at picking its defensive player of the year than basketball

    But Barkov started 57 percent of his shifts in the offensive end. Again, keeping the puck in the offensive zone is perhaps the most important thing in hockey these days, but when you’re already starting there most of the time you’re not turning the ice over so much as just maintaining position. It’s not really about defense.

  • Bruins Can Build off Positives From the 2020-21 Season
    The Hockey Writers

    Bruins Can Build off Positives From the 2020-21 Season

    Coyle, who may have played poorly due to a recently-disclosed injury throughout the year, could also be a candidate for getting an upgrade at wing to make the third line a difference-maker again. All that needs to be done is to find a player or two that can improve and stabilize the bottom six. This is a much better situation than those of previous offseasons, in which finding wingers for the second-line was their greatest need.