Despite Tuukka Rask’s good recovery forecast, Boston will take four goalkeepers to the NHL Bubble.
NHL team Boston Bruins goalkeeper Tuukka Rask suffers from a finger fracture under the playoffs. The hockey player says the injury came from a boxing practice a few weeks ago. However, Rask isn’t worried about whether he will be able to play as the NHL season continues in August.
– It’s getting better, so I wouldn’t worry. I hit it on the edge of the box and my finger broke slightly. There’s nothing big about it, but fighting discs doesn’t feel comfortable, Rask told Boston website.
According to Sask, the injury is familiar.
– I’ve had the same trouble with my shield. Now the injury is in the glove, so the situation is a little different. It is, however, already passed two or three weeks, so I’m pretty optimistic that I can put a normal game hans rabbit’s hand as early as next week, Rask to consider.
Rask is nominated for the NHL Regular Best Goalkeeper Vezina Award at Winnipeg Connor Hellebuyckin ja Tampa Bayn Andrei Vasilevskin alongside.
The Finn played 41 matches in the regular season with a goal of 92.9.
In Boston, a reserve-reserve-reserve goalkeeper
Boston coach Bruce Cassidyn according to Boston, is preparing to give Rask a rest period by playing the second guard Jaroslav Halakia In the decisive ranking matches of the Boston playoffs. According to Cassidy, both goalkeepers are needed in the playoffs, but the Toronto isolating team will have two more reserve hitchhikers for safety.
– We selected four goalkeepers to make sure we don’t have to play a goalkeeper who has no drills below. You never know what will happen. You can’t be too careful with that venue, Cassidy said.
– I would be surprised if one goalkeeper now played all the minutes in all games after the break. The situation is so different. But let’s see what happens, Rask estimates.
Boston will continue through the playoffs on August 2 against Philadelphia.