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Gustavsson in goal for Bruins against Senators

Rask leaves warmups early; backup Smith called up on emergency basis

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

BOSTON -- Goaltender Jonas Gustavsson led the Boston Bruins onto the ice for warmups instead of Tuukka Rask and started against the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden on Saturday.

There was no immediate update on Rask,who took a few shots during the warmup and was among the first players to leave the ice. Earlier, the Bruins announced they called up goaltender Jeremy Smith from Providence of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis.

The Bruins began Saturday tied with the Detroit Red Wings for third place in the Atlantic Division and one point ahead of the Philadelphia Flyers in the three-team race for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Eastern Conference.

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