Bruins preview: Boston doesn't see undue risk in Rask

Posted by: MBR on Fri Jan 18th, 2013 8:08 am
Bruins preview: Boston doesn't see undue risk in RaskWith Tim Thomas sitting out the season, the goaltending goes to his backup a onetime starter. BOSTON - There's one big difference for the Boston Bruins this year as they try to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons.They'll have to do it without Tim Thomas, the Vezina and Conn Smythe Trophy-winning goaltender who was the star of their 2011 championship run. The enigmatic but frequently unbeatable goalie has decided to take a year off, choosing instead to relax with his family in Colorado.That leaves the No. 1 goaltender job in the skates of Tuukka Rask, who performed ably in the top spot in 2010 but has never been the starter for an entire season.Read more: ... 01-18.html