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Joonas Rask

Joonas Rask  #72

Center
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: March 24, 1990
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Savonlinna, Finland
WEIGHT: 168 DRAFTED: NSH / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (198th overall)    Prospect Bio

Made his NHL debut on Thursday at Detroit, playing 6:36.

Notched a goal and an assist in his first and only AHL game on April 19 against Charlotte.

Posted 10 points (5g-5a) in 52 games with Jokerit in 2012-13.

In 211 Finnish Elite League games with Ilves and Jokerit since 2008-09, he has 75 points (34g-41a) and 76 penalty minutes.

The younger brother of Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask.

Quote of the Day

Great players need great players to play with. That's why we'll have a training camp and we'll find who the best two guys are suited to play with Stamkos.

— Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness on Steven Stamkos' potential linemates for the 2014-15 season