BOSTON – Bruins head coach Claude Julien repeated his oft-repeated line about there being no “blueprint” for his goaltending rotation after tonight’s 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Detroit tonight at TD Garden.
By virtue of him being the first Bruins goaltender off the ice today after the morning skate, Tuukka Rask seems scheduled to get the start against Buffalo tonight at TD Garden.
Using the spin-0-rama for shootouts and penalty shots is in the NHL rule book as legal.
It has become a more common sight of late during the post-overtime spectacle, but that doesn’t mean goalies have to like it.
BOSTON — Tuukka Rask will get the start in goal this afternoon for the Bruins against Pittsburgh at TD Garden.
Now that the Bruins have passed the halfway point of their season, it’s time to grade each player before they officially start their second half at home against Ottawa tonight.
Here were are more than a week since Tuukka Rask was pulled in Buffalo, and all the bellyaching over Claude Julien’s juggling of his goaltenders seems like a big waste of energy.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — While the best remedy for whatever was preventing Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask from regaining his fine rookie-year form through the first half of his sophomore season probably was the type of performance he came up with Monday in Toronto, today he was able to get some additional therapy.
Would a 54-28 split of Bruins goaltending starts between Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask, respectively, calm the masses by the end of the season?
Stop thinking about Tuukka Rask’s confidence as though it’s some sort of Fabergé egg in the hands of the Tasmanian Devil.
The Bruins are scheduled to release Tuukka Rask from mothballs tonight and let him make the start at Buffalo.
Now that the Bruins’ season is past the one-third pole and the team has played every club in the Eastern Conference at least once, I thought it’d be interesting to crunch some numbers.
BOSTON — Tuukka Rask was the first goaltender off the ice after the Bruins’ morning skate today at TD Garden, which indicates he’ll probably get the start tonight against the lowly New York Islanders.
The NHL season has crossed the quarter pole, so it’s time to grade each Bruins player before they start the season’s second quarter in Atlanta Sunday night.
Entering the 2010-11 season, the Bruins pretty much knew that they wouldn’t have to sweat over their goaltending. Of course, neither they — nor anyone on the planet Earth — could’ve predicted how great Boston’s puck-stopping was going to be, or who would be the leader in that department.
BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask boasted a solid .923 save percentage entering tonight’s game with Florida.