BOS:

0

CAR:

1

2nd

09:00

WSH:

1

TOR:

2

2nd

10:26

Report: Tuukka Rask Not Expected to Continue His Comeback

This evening, the news is coming out from Fluto Shinzawa that Tuukka Rask is contemplating retiring from the NHL, and Bruins management isn’t expecting him to return.

Fluto stated, “Rask is discussing his future with his family, according to both sources. He may finalize his retirement decision in the next few days.”

Rask had signed a one-year contract with a value of $1 million, which is a 35 plus contract. It is worth noting that the Bruins will receive no cap relief if Rask retires. If Rask were to go on LTIR instead, the Bruins could use his cap space to acquire at the deadline.

If this is the end for Tuukka, he will go out as the Bruins winningest goalie with 564 wins and a Stanley Cup ring along the way.

Going forward

With Rask exiting the goaltending tandem, Jeremy Swayman is expected to take back his position in Boston for the remainder of the season. My expectation is Ullmark will remain the 1A while Swayman competes for games.
This could now impact the Bruins trade deadline. Arizona had reportedly been asking for Swayman in a package for Jakub Chychrun. Now that possibility should go entirely out the window.

Interview w/Bruins' Jack Ahcan Cue’ the Duck Boats Pod

Episode 51: Interview w/Jack Ahcan Episode 51 is back in action talking about the New York Paingers ITR bet, Can Buffalo Sabres make the playoffs? Is Vancouver in the wrong on the Boudreau treatment? Is Tocchet the right guy? Is Daryl Sutter the last Dinosaur in the NHL?YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@insidetherinkTwitter: https://twitter.com/CueTheDuckBoatzFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cuetheduckboats/Thanks for listening! Please rate and review our show on your favorite listening platform. Check out our partner's website at www.insidetherink.com for all your latest hockey news. Also, catch all of the games in this year's NHL season by signing up for ESPN+ at Insidetherink.com/ESPN
  1. Interview w/Bruins' Jack Ahcan
  2. Half Way There
  3. The Boys are Back!
  4. 2022 Bruins Prospect Interviews
  5. Interview w/Bruins' Marc Mclaughlin

Connor Green

Managing Editor & Writer for Inside the Rink

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Zegras said What? Arizona vs. Anaheim

If you have any doubts that Trevor Zegras is a big game player? Look no further than tonight’s Anaheim Ducks game versus the Arizona Coyotes. A very physical and vocal match went the distance plus…however the real question is…what did Trevor say? A few thoughts on the altercation between Trevor Zegras and Tony Stecher. We […]

Read More
Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen taking a shot while Blues defender Justin Faulk attempts to check him

Avalanche Endure Second-Half Push from Blues

Two Western Conference teams on opposite trajectories collided Saturday afternoon in Denver and nearly experienced a reversal of fortunes. The defending champion Colorado Avalanche beat the trade-seeking St. Louis Blues 4-2. The Avalanche are now 7-1 in the last 14 days with a 33-15 advantage in goals. The Blues have lost four straight games and […]

Read More

LGP 51: Tavares’ 1000th Game, Brodie Returns

The Leafs are back, this time playing against the Capitals in what will be Tavares’ 1000th NHL game. Kerfoot gets a tryout in the second-line center position with Matthews injured, and Anderson gets another chance to prove his value to the team. Woll has been called up to the Leafs to back up Samsonov as […]

Read More