NHL

#40
Tuukka Rask
W GAA Sv%
37 2.23 0.915
Team: Boston Bruins Height: 6-3 Born: 3/10/1987
Position: GWeight: 176 Birthplace: Savonlinna, Finland

Latest News
Apr. 21 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST7:51 UAE (+1)23:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 41 stops for Boston in Friday's 3-2 double-overtime win over the Senators.
Analysis: Rask has now allowed just three goals on 70 shots over 148:37 of time over the last two games.
Apr. 20 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST20:09 UAE12:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 26 saves in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Ottawa as the Bruins fell into a 3-1 deficit in their first-round series.
Analysis: It was a much better performance from Rask after he had allowed four goals in each of the previous two games. A 26-save effort in a 2-1 win in the series opener is Rask's only victory in eight starts against the Senators this season.
Apr. 13 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST0:19 UAE (+1)16:19 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask was sharp in Game 1 of the Bruins' opening-round playoff series with Ottawa, stopping 26 shots in Boston's 2-1 comeback victory.
Analysis: Rask endured some highs and lows during the regular season but finished it strong, permitting a mere two goals while going 4-0-1 over his final five starts. If he can maintain that strong form, the Bruins stand an excellent chance of advancing.
Apr. 6 6:12 PM PT7:12 PM MT8:12 PM CT9:12 PM ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST8:12 PM EST5:12 UAE (+1)21:12 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 25 saves in a 2-1 shootout loss to Ottawa on Thursday
Analysis: He's 4-0-1 in his last five starts while stopping 128 of 132 shots.
Apr. 4 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET1:05 GMT9:05 6:05 PM MST8:05 PM EST5:05 UAE (+1)21:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask continued his late-season surge, making 28 saves for his second shutout in four starts Tuesday in leading Boston to its sixth straight win, a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning that clinched a playoff berth.
Analysis: He's won his last four starts while stopping 103 of 106 shots.
Apr. 1 12:09 PM PT1:09 PM MT2:09 PM CT3:09 PM ET19:09 GMT3:09 12:09 PM MST2:09 PM EST23:09 UAE15:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 24 saves to beat the Panthers 5-2 on Saturday.
Analysis: He's won his last three starts while stopping 75 of 78 shots.
Mar. 31 8:12 AM PT9:12 AM MT10:12 AM CT11:12 AM ET15:12 GMT23:12 8:12 AM MST10:12 AM EST19:12 UAE11:12 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 27 saves and tied a career high with his seventh shutout of the season, lifting the Bruins over the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Rask has won two straight since struggling for a stretch. He had allowed 18 goals during a four-game losing streak.
Mar. 25 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST23:40 UAE15:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask (lower-body injury) was back Tuesday, and Rask 24 saves following a one-game absence as the Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1.
Analysis: He had a 4.17 goals-against average in his previous five starts.
Mar. 23 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)21:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask allowed five goals on 28 shots in a 6-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Analysis: Rask has surrendered five goals twice during a four-game losing streak and has an .842 save percentage in that span.
Mar. 11 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST1:44 UAE (+1)16:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask had 26 saves to help the Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Flyers on Saturday.
Analysis: Saturday marked the second straight game Rask had 26 saves on 27 shots. The Bruins opn a four-game trip Monday against Vancouver, and Rask is 10-5-0 with a 1.78 GAA against Western Conference opponents this season.
Mar. 7 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST20:32 UAE11:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 25 of 28 shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss in Ottawa.
Analysis: Rask has had problems on the road recently, posting a 3.32 goals-against average and .877 save percentage in his last nine games outside of Boston. However, the Bruins' next two games are at home, where Rask has yielded just four goals over his last three starts.
Mar. 2 7:31 PM PT8:31 PM MT9:31 PM CT10:31 PM ET3:31 GMT11:31 8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST7:31 UAE (+1)22:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask finished with 19 saves and allowed a pair of third-period goals to take the loss in Boston's 2-1 defeat to the Rangers on Thursday.
Analysis: Rask entered the matchup hot, having registered a 1.79 goals-against average in winning four of his previous five starts. He'll have a good chance of bouncing back when the Bruins host New Jersey, among the league's lowest-scoring teams, on Saturday.
Feb. 28 6:59 PM PT7:59 PM MT8:59 PM CT9:59 PM ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST6:59 UAE (+1)21:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 22 saves in a 4-1 win over Arizona on Tuesday.
Analysis: He's 5-1-0 with a 1.99 GAA in his last six starts.
Feb. 20 6:33 AM PT7:33 AM MT8:33 AM CT9:33 AM ET14:33 GMT22:33 7:33 AM MST9:33 AM EST18:33 UAE9:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 29 saves in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Sharks on Sunday.
Analysis: Rask posted an atrocious .854 save percentage during an 11-start stretch from Jan. 14-Feb. 9. But he's looked like his old self since the Bruins' bye week, stopping 54 of 55 shots in a pair of wins.
Feb. 13 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST19:26 UAE10:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask posted his first career regular-season home win over Montreal by making 25 saves for his sixth shutout and the Bruins improved to 3-0 under interim coach Bruce Cassidy with an impressive 4-0 victory over the Canadiens on Sunday night.
Analysis: Rask entered 0-9-3 at TD Garden during the regular season against Montreal. The Bruins are off until opening a four-game trip at San Jose on Sunday, and Rask is 1-2-0 with a 3.36 GAA all-time there. He did face the Sharks just last Thursday, stopping 23 stops in a 6-3 win.
Feb. 3 4:11 PM PT5:11 PM MT6:11 PM CT7:11 PM ET0:11 GMT8:11 5:11 PM MST7:11 PM EST4:11 UAE (+1)19:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask will start Saturday's game against Toronto despite dealing with a sore groin.
Analysis: Rask sat out Friday's practice but later said it was more of a "head-clearing day" than an injury-related one. The All-Star goaltender is coming off a rough outing Wednesday in Washington, in which he allowed five goals on 22 shots.
Feb. 2 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST20:48 UAE11:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped only 17 of 22 shots in Wednesday's loss at Washington.
Analysis: Rask, who was starting for a second straight night, said he popped his groin late in the game but called it ''nothing major.'' He hasn't been sharp lately with a 3.37 GAA and an abysmal .859 save percentage in his last nine starts.
Jan. 26 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)22:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 19 saves in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Penguins.
Analysis: Rask made his ninth straight start, his 15th in the last 16 games.
Jan. 22 1:36 PM PT2:36 PM MT3:36 PM CT4:36 PM ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST1:36 UAE (+1)16:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask started Tuesday after exiting Sunday's game at Pittsburgh midway through the second period with a migraine. He made 23 saves as the Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-3 in overtime.
Analysis: Rask went 0-3-1 with a 3.37 GAA in his previous four starts.
Jan. 21 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST20:45 UAE11:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 21 saves in Friday's tough-luck 1-0 loss to Chicago.
Analysis: The All-Star netminder had a shutout bid spoiled when Marian Hossa scored the only goal with 1:26 remaining. Rask has now dropped three straight starts for the slumping Bruins and had allowed 11 goals over his previous three assignments.
Jan. 16 1:11 PM PT2:11 PM MT3:11 PM CT4:11 PM ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST1:11 UAE (+1)16:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask allowed three goals on 15 shots before being pulled after two periods of Monday's loss to the Islanders.
Analysis: Though his overall numbers warrant his first career All-Star selection, Rask's play has been a bit up and down over the past month. He's now 6-5-0 with a 2.54 goals-against average and a pedestrian .900 save percentage over his last 12 starts.
Jan. 12 4:49 PM PT5:49 PM MT6:49 PM CT7:49 PM ET0:49 GMT8:49 5:49 PM MST7:49 PM EST4:49 UAE (+1)19:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Boston coach Claude Julien said Rask will be in goal Saturday against the Flyers after he wasn't well enough to return after taking a slap shot off his mask in the throat in a 2-1 loss to Nashville on Thursday night.
Analysis: Rask was just named to his first All-Star Game on Tuesday with a 21-9-3 record. The 2014 Vezina Trophy winner is tied for second in the NHL with five shutouts.
Jan. 8 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST19:43 UAE10:43 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask registered his fifth shutout of the season with Saturday's 25-save performance at Florida.
Analysis: Boston's standout netminder halted a personal two-game losing streak and lowered his season goals-against average to 1.93, the third-lowest mark in the league. Rask, now tied for the NHL lead with five shutouts, figures to get the day off when the Bruins continue their road trip Sunday in Carolina.
Jan. 5 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)21:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 21 saves in a 4-3 loss to the Oilers on Thursday.
Analysis: He's dropped two straight starts after winning three of his previous four.
Dec. 31 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST0:17 UAE (+1)15:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 26 shots Saturday to beat the Sabres 3-1.
Analysis: He's won three of his last four starts behind a 2.02 GAA.
Dec. 29 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)22:22 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 31 shots in Thursday's win at Buffalo to continue his recent mastery of the Sabres.
Analysis: Rask has won eight straight games against Buffalo, posting a 1.35 GAA and .957 save percentage. That stretch directly follows six consecutive losses in the series.
Dec. 23 7:56 AM PT8:56 AM MT9:56 AM CT10:56 AM ET15:56 GMT23:56 8:56 AM MST10:56 AM EST19:56 UAE10:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 29 saves in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Rask improved to 18-3-1 against Florida, while Boston is 16-2-1 in its last 19 games with the Panthers.
Dec. 20 6:07 PM PT7:07 PM MT8:07 PM CT9:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)21:07 ETNaN:� BRT - The Islanders chased Rask with three goals on 13 shots through the 6:18 mark of the second period as the Bruins lost 4-2 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rask dropped to 2-2-2 with a 2.71 GAA and an .891 save percentage in his past six starts.
Dec. 19 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST20:37 UAE11:37 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 18 shots in the Bruins' 1-0 win over the Kings on Sunday.
Analysis: Rask recorded his fourth shutout of the season to tie Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk for the league lead in shutouts, and now has 34 for his career. The Bruins face the Islanders on Tuesday, and Rask is 10-3-0 against them in his career and has a 1.25 GAA in winning his last four in the series.
Dec. 13 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST21:02 UAE12:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Canadiens on Monday.
Analysis: That's a good way to bounce back from a pair of losses in which he allowed a combined seven goals on 39 shots.
Dec. 8 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE10:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 16 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Caps.
Analysis: Rask fell to 1-8-5 in his career against Washington. Boston hosts Colorado on Thursday, and Rask is 1-4-1 with a 1.83 GAA liftime against the Avs.
Dec. 6 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST20:08 UAE11:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 27 shots in Monday's 4-3 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Rask has posted a 1.71 GAA in winning three of his last four starts. The Bruins are in Washington on Wednesday, and Rask is 1-8-4 with a 2.92 GAA in his career against the Capitals, and has lost his last six starts in the series.
Dec. 3 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST0:47 UAE (+1)15:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 35 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.
Analysis: He's 2-0-1 with a 1.30 GAA and .955 save percentage over his last three starts.
Nov. 29 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE23:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask allowed two third-period goals while finishing with 19 saves and winding up with a shootout loss Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Analysis: Boston's trusty netminder is in a mild slump, having lost three of his last four starts. Rask's overall numbers - a 12-4-1 record, 1.64 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage - remain top-notch, however.
Nov. 28 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE10:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 30 shots and the Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Rask lost his bid for his fourth shutout with 2:39 to play when Victor Hedman scored. But he improved to 12-4. The Bruins are 0-6 in games not started by Rask.
Nov. 21 5:34 AM PT6:34 AM MT7:34 AM CT8:34 AM ET13:34 GMT21:34 6:34 AM MST8:34 AM EST17:34 UAE8:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask got his eighth goal of the season Sunday.
Analysis: Rask has five points in his last five games.
Nov. 19 6:41 PM PT7:41 PM MT8:41 PM CT9:41 PM ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST6:41 UAE (+1)21:41 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask needed only 11 saves to raise his record to 11-2, but lost a bid for his fourth shutout with 2:40 to play.
Analysis: He was the NHL's First Star last week, going 4-0-0 with a 0.75 goals-against average.
Nov. 18 6:02 AM PT7:02 AM MT8:02 AM CT9:02 AM ET14:02 GMT22:02 7:02 AM MST9:02 AM EST18:02 UAE9:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 28 saves in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota on Thursday.
Analysis: He has an 0.80 goals-against average in his last five starts.
Nov. 14 5:47 AM PT6:47 AM MT7:47 AM CT8:47 AM ET13:47 GMT21:47 6:47 AM MST8:47 AM EST17:47 UAE8:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 21 shots, lifting Boston over the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Rask has an 0.75 goals-against average during a four-game winning streak.
Nov. 12 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST7:25 UAE (+1)22:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask stopped 31 shots to beat the Coyotes 2-1 on Saturday.
Analysis: He improved to 9-1-0 with a 1.69 GAA on the season and has allowed two or fewer goals in seven of his last nine starts.
Nov. 11 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST19:45 UAE10:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask needed to make just 15 saves in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Analysis: It was the first time this season Rask has faced fewer than 24 shots as he improved to 8-1-0. Boston begins a three-game road trip Saturday in Arizona, and Rask has won all five of his road starts with a 1.58 goals-against average.
Nov. 8 4:45 AM PT5:45 AM MT6:45 AM CT7:45 AM ET12:45 GMT20:45 5:45 AM MST7:45 AM EST16:45 UAE7:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask rebounded from his first loss with 32 saves for his second shutout in Monday's 4-0 win over Buffalo.
Analysis: He had allowed eight goals in the previous two games.
Nov. 5 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET1:16 GMT9:16 6:16 PM MST8:16 PM EST5:16 UAE (+1)21:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask suffered his first loss of the season Saturday while allowing five goals on 24 shots against the Rangers.
Analysis: He went 6-0-0 with a 1.48 GAA to open the season.
Nov. 2 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET13:40 GMT21:40 6:40 AM MST8:40 AM EST17:40 UAE9:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask remained unbeaten in 2016-17 after coming through with 33 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 victory at Florida.
Analysis: Rask has missed some time with a lower-body injury, but he's been superb when on the ice in the early going. The 2013-14 Vezina Trophy recipient has yielded one goal or less in four straight starts and owns a 1.20 GAA and .961 save percentage over five consecutive wins. Since returning from a nine-day layoff, he's allowed only one goal on 58 shots in two starts.
Oct. 29 6:01 PM PT7:01 PM MT8:01 PM CT9:01 PM ET1:01 GMT9:01 6:01 PM MST8:01 PM EST5:01 UAE (+1)21:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask made 24 saves for his 31st career shutout in the Boston Bruins' 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena.
Analysis: It was Rask's first game back after missing three with a lower-body injury.
Oct. 22 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST19:53 UAE11:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask (lower body) was activated off IR on Saturday.
Analysis: Rask, who missed the last three games, has won all three of his starts this season behind a 1.67 GAA.
Oct. 20 6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST5:45 UAE (+1)21:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Rask improved to 3-0-0 as he made 28 saves in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Devils.
Analysis: He's stopped 62 of 64 shots in his last two starts.
Oct. 15 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST6:42 UAE (+1)22:42 ET23:42 BRT - Rask returned for Monday's game in Winnipeg.
Analysis: Rask did not play Saturday against Toronto while dealing with a sore leg.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2007-08 Bos 4 184 3.26 2 1 1 - 0 0 10 88 0.886
2008-09 Bos 1 59 0.00 1 0 0 - 0 1 0 35 1.000
2009-10 Bos 45 2562 1.97 22 12 5 - 1 5 84 1221 0.931
2010-11 Bos 29 1594 2.67 11 14 2 - 3 2 71 866 0.918
2011-12 Bos 23 1289 2.05 11 8 3 - 1 3 44 621 0.929
2012-13 Bos 36 2104 2.00 19 10 5 - 5 5 70 980 0.929
2013-14 Bos 58 3386 2.04 36 15 6 - 1 7 115 1641 0.930
2014-15 Bos 70 4063 2.30 34 21 13 - 5 3 156 2011 0.922
2015-16 Bos 64 3678 2.56 31 22 8 - 7 4 157 1854 0.915
2016-17 Bos 65 3679 2.23 37 20 5 - 8 8 137 1610 0.915
Career 395 22601 2.24 204 123 48 - 31 38 844 10927 0.923

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2009-10 Bos 13 829 2.61 7 6 0 - 1 0 36 409 0.912
2012-13 Bos 22 1465 1.88 14 8 0 - 1 3 46 761 0.940
2013-14 Bos 12 752 1.99 7 5 0 - 1 2 25 348 0.928
2016-17 Bos 5 335 2.14 2 3 0 - 0 0 12 158 0.924
Career 52 3383 2.11 30 22 0 - 3 5 119 1676 0.929