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Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask  #40

Boston Bruins  Goalie
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: March 10, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Savonlinna, Finland
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: TOR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)
Vezina Trophy 2013-2014
2015-16: Has won his last 2 starts w/his 28th NHL shutout & 2nd of the season in a 2-0 win vs TOR on 11/21 & a 4-3 SO win in TOR on 11/23 in which he faced a season-high 42 SOG ... He has moved past Ed Johnston into 4th place on the team's all-time shutout list (Tim Thomas in 3rd w/31) ... Shutouts: 2 (6-0 vs ARI, 10/27; 2-0 vs TOR, 11/21) ... Backup: 5 ... Inj: 0. 2014-15: Played a career-high 70 games which tied the club record for games by a goaltender ... Hit the 30-win mark for the 2nd time in his career and allowed 2 goals or fewer in 42 of his 64 complete games ... Had 3 shutouts. Fun Fact: Is currently 4th in career GAA (2.21) and tied for 1st in Sv% (.925) of all active goaltenders w/50-or-more career gp... Has faced 6 career regular season penalty shots (2 GA).
NHL First All-Star Team (2014) Vezina Trophy (2014) Traded to Boston by Toronto for Andrew Raycroft, June 24, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Plzen (CzRep), September 25, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016