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Why did Bruins pull Rask?

Why did Bruins pull Rask?

Islanders due to injury concern. The Boston Bruins pulled goaltender Tuukka Rask for the third period of Game 5 against the New York Islanders and replaced him with Jeremy Swayman. After the game, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said the decision to pull Rask was not performance-related. …

Why was Rask removed?

After the loss — which now has the Bruins facing elimination on Wednesday night in New York — Cassidy said that Rask needed some “maintenance” and wasn’t “100 percent,” which led to the change. “There was some maintenance that needed to be done. He wasn’t 100 percent. So I made a decision,” Cassidy said.

Did Rask get pulled last night?

Boston Bruins starting goaltender Tuukka Rask has been pulled from Game 5 of the team’s second-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. Rask had allowed four goals on 16 shots through two periods of action Monday night at TD Garden. Rookie Jeremy Swayman is now in net for the Bruins.

Where is Tuukka Rask?

Boston Bruins#40 / Goaltender
Finnish National Men’s Ice Hockey Team#40 / Goaltender
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How long will Rask be out?

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask will undergo surgery for a torn labrum in his hip and is expected to be sidelined until January or February, he told reporters Friday morning. The 34-year-old will have the procedure within the month.

Is Tuukka Rask injured?

Report: Tuukka Rask has surgery; timeline for return set Rask is expected to return sometime in January or February, per McDonald. Rask battled the injury during much of the 2021 season, appearing in just 24 of the Bruins’ 56 regular-season games and playing through the hip ailment in the postseason.

Is Tuukka Rask done in Boston?

Tukka Rask on his NHL future: After 14 seasons with the Bruins, 34-year-old Tuukka Rask is currently a free agent. The longtime Boston goaltender had hip surgery earlier in the offseason and — while the surgery reportedly went well — Rask will not be ready to play again until late December at the earliest.

Is Tuukka Rask back?

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Is Tuukka Rask healthy?

Rask has admitted on several occasions that he’s not 100 percent, but has said he’s healthy enough to play. His performance has mostly backed up that claim. Rask was 6-3 with a 1.94 goals against average and a . 935 save percentage in the postseason entering the game.