Post Tagged with: "Tuukka Rask"

Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hart, Norris, Vezina: Predicting the 2014 NHL Award Winners

The Hart, Norris, and Vezina Trophy winners will truly earn their recognition with a full NHL season ready to begin. Some of the individuals chosen for awards after last year’s […]

by · September 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions
One of the shining moments of every series is when the goalies meet in the line (Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

The Top Five Preseason Vezina Trophy Candidates

When you think about it, an NHL goaltender is a lot like a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with far bigger canjones. Both are largely dependent upon their defenses, although […]

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Tough Decisions: Bruins Backup Goalie

With the preseason coming to a close and the Bruins having almost a week off before opening day at the TD Garden on October 3, when they will face Steven […]

by · September 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Ken Hitchcock, Jaroslav Halak, Brian Elliott and Doug Armstrong were honored with awards after the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Best Goalie Tandems in the NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma stated last week that he has the best goalie tandem in the league with Marc-Andre Fleury and Tomas Vokoun. When referring to the regular […]

by · September 23, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, NHL Goaltending
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2013-14 Bruins Season Predictions Part 4: Goaltending Could Be An Issue

Rask has never started more than 45 games in a season and is now responsible for the bulk of a full, normal campaign. If Rask gets injured or his play begins to slip, who’s there to back him up? An unproven goalie who only has AHL experience, albeit excellent, or a career minor-league journeyman who isn’t even seeing time in preseason games? It’s a little puzzling.

by · September 20, 2013 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins, Uncategorized
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Penguins Playoff Potion

Let’s be a little premature in saying the Pittsburgh Penguins will make the playoffs this year. They better make the playoffs or the CONSOL Energy Center may be overthrown by […]

by · September 18, 2013 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Boston Bruins Offseason: The Musical

The Boston Bruins have had a very eventful offseason that all started with an awful last minute of play in the Stanley Cup Finals. Now, that long offseason to stew […]

by · August 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Lucic: Goalie terrorist - Moments after the Milan Lucic hit on Ryan Miller (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Buffalo Sabres Division Foes: Boston Bruins

With the reformatting of the divisional format in the NHL, you might be left with questions about the team’s in Buffalo’s division, the Atlantic Division. Who will the Sabres be […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres
Will Claude Julien Be on the Hot Seat Again?

Will Claude Julien Be on the Hot Seat Again?

Every single season in Boston it seems as if head coach Claude Julien is on a permanent hot seat. I mean after all it is Boston, am I right? The […]

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Chad Johnson or Niklas Svedberg? Who Has the Upper Hand?

With last season’s backup Anton Khudobin leaving for the Carolina Hurricanes, it certainly left a pretty big void in the Bruins’ goaltending corps. Khudobin played pretty well in relief of […]

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The Five Most Intriguing Boston Bruins to Watch

Believe it or not, NHL training camp starts in a little over 30 days (where has this summer gone?) and teams across the NHL start anew with their hopes over […]

by · August 1, 2013 · 4 comments · Boston Bruins
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Golden Goalies: Team Finland’s Elite Group of Goalies

Great goaltending can take a team just about anywhere, just look at Cam Ward and Tim Thomas’ Stanley Cup run, and I believe that the Olympics are no different. When […]