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Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask  #40

Boston Bruins  Goalie
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: March 10, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Savonlinna, Finland
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: TOR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)
Vezina Trophy 2013-2014
Playoff Notes:  5th NHL playoff in 7th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl:  3-3 w/2.51 GAA and .910 Sv%age in 6 gp ... Recorded his 5th career playoff shutout w/a 1-0 OT win 5/8 in gm 4 ... Round 1 vs Det:  4-1 w/1.16 GAA and .961 Sv%age in 5 gp ... Recorded his 4th career playoff shutout w/a 3-0 win 4/22 in gm 3 ... 5 career shutouts ... 1 career penalty shot:  NG 5/12/10 vs Philadelphia's Ville Leino ... Career OT: 9-5 in 14 gp ... Game 7s: 2 (1-1)
2013-14 Notes:  Led NHL in shutouts, 2nd in Sv%age (.930), 4th in GAA (2.04) and 5th in wins (36) ... Allowed 2 or less goals in 38 gp ... Career-best 10-gm pt streak from 3/20-30 (9-0-1) ... Faced 2 penalty shots (1-1) ... 7 shutouts ... Backup 23 ... DND: 1
Playoff Fun Facts: Has played in 1 Stanley Cup Final, losing in 2013 to Chicago and dressed as backup for 7 games in 1 Stanley Cup Final, as team won in 2011 vs Vancouver … Led the NHL in Sv%age and shutouts; 2nd in wins and 4th in GAA in 2013 playoffs ... Has 2 career NHL playoff assists
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

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level