BostonBruins.com - Tuukka Rask did not make his desires much of a secret.
From the time the 2020-21 campaign ended, and throughout his extended recovery from offseason hip surgery, the Bruins' all-time winningest goalie made it clear: if he was healthy coming out of his rehab, he wanted to return to the NHL - and, once again, pull the Spoked-B over his chest.
"In some ways, Tuukka's too honest," said Bruins general manager Don Sweeney. "He's just a guy that wants to go back and play hockey. He committed to the rehab part of it and the process, which is not an easy thing. He could have just faded off.