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  1. Rask ready for anything, everything

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- After the Bruins took a 2-1 series lead with a 2-0 win over the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals, Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said that he thought his team made it "rather easy" on Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask in terms of traf...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  2. Tuukka's epic run carries B's to Cup finals

    James Murphy

    BOSTON - Make no mistake, the Bruins are already having their salary-cap gurus figure out how they are going to accommodate what should be a hefty raise for goalie Tuukka Rask. After signing a one-year contract last year, he has made it abundantly...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  3. Vokoun won't take Bruins by surprise

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Since taking over for the struggling Marc-Andre Fleury before Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Islanders, Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun has gone 6-1 with a 1.85 goals-against average and .941 save percentage. The Cz...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  4. Marchand, Bergeron stay on same page

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." That might be what the Rangers' defense and their goalie, Henrik Lundqvist, are saying about Bruins forwards Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand after the two connected on essentia...

    Blog | May 19, 2013
  5. Rask up to task but B's don't back him

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Before the postseason began, Tuukka Rask said he will never forget the last time he was a starting goalie in the Stanley Cup playoffs. He acknowledged that he has been waiting for the chance to erase the memory of the 2010 Eastern Confer...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  6. Rask shows character in bouncing back

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Following the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Penguins on Saturday, goalie Tuukka Rask, who allowed three goals on 24 shots, did what he always does after a bad game, facing the music and telling the media that he could have been better. But Rask w...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Bruins 1, Devils 0

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Jaromir Jagr scored the game's only goal, but the bigger story was the 40 saves made by Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, who earned his third shutout of the season to lead the Bruins to a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils. The Bruins have won th...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  8. Julien's praise for Rask seems measured

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Is Bruins coach Claude Julien trying to create or quell a goalie controversy between starter Tuukka Rask and backup Anton Khudobin? Julien's recent comments regarding Rask and his choice to start Khudobin two straight games last week sta...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  9. Bruins gaining confidence in Khudobin

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- After watching his team lose two straight as goalie Tuukka Rask allowed eight goals in those two games, Bruins head coach Claude Julien decided to throw backup Anton Khudobin in to stop the losing streak against Northeast Division rival Tor...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  10. Bourque wasn't surprised by Holtby

    James Murphy

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Where was Chris Bourque last spring, when Capitals goalie Braden Holtby was stonewalling the Bruins in a seven-game Eastern Conference quarterfinals series? He was playing for the Capitals' AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, w...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  11. Khudobin: 'I'm playing tomorrow'

    James Murphy

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- While Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien wouldn't confirm who his starting goalie would be Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, backup Anton Khudobin, indicated that he will get the call between the pipes. "I'm playing t...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  12. Tuukka Rask up to the task once again

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- As he has throughout this five-game win streak, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask stood on his head to pick his team up on a night when they definitely weren't on their game and appeared to suffer from fatigue. Rask made 30 big saves in a 2-1 Bruin...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  13. Observations: Sabres 4, Bruins 2

    James Murphy

    The Bruins blew a 2-1 lead in the third period, giving up three unanswered goals to the Sabres in a 4-2 loss at Buffalo. Seemingly in command while ahead by only one goal thanks to the play of Sabres goalie Ryan Miller (30 saves), the Bruins fell apa...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  14. Tuukka: Wasn't rusty vs. Rangers

    James Murphy

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Heading into last weekend, the plan was for Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask to get the nod between the pipes against the Lightning on Saturday and then for Anton Khudobin to start at Buffalo on Sunday. But when the blizzard shut down t...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  15. Seguin hopes early-season slump is over

    James Murphy

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Bruins forward Tyler Seguin had a wide grin on his face as he addressed the media after practice Thursday. The night before, Seguin finally scored a goal on a goalie (his first of the season was an empty-netter at Carolina Jan. 2...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  16. Mixed feelings on goalie interference

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- It has become clear (and painfully if you're a position player trying to score) that goalies in the NHL are now being protected like quarterbacks in the NFL. Goalie interference calls seem to be more prevalent than ever, as referees clamp d...

    Blog | February 05, 2013