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Tuukka Rask

Born:March 10, 1987Draft:2005 Maple Leafs, #21 Overall
Hometown:Savonlinna, FinlandPosition:Goaltender
Known For:Vezina TrophyCatches:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:UFA

Tuukka Mikael Rask (born 10 March 1987) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently an unrestricted free agent (UFA). Rask was drafted 21st overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Rask won the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goaltender during the 2013–14 season. In 2011, Rask won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins. He is the older brother of Joonas Rask, who plays professionally as a forward with Örebro HK in the SHL.

Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • Selected to the 2020 All-Star Game (did not play)
  • Played in the 2017 All-Star Game
  • Vezina Trophy (2014)
  • NHL First-Team All-Star (2014)
  • Won a bronze medal with Team Finland at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Stanley Cup Champion with the Bruins (2011)
  • Played in the AHL All-Star Game (2008)
  • Won a bronze medal with Team Finland at the 2006 World Junior Championship (WJC)
  • Named to the 2006 WJC All-Star Team
  • Best Goaltender at the 2006 WJC

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