Can Rask keep his cool?

Heavy burden falls on Bruins' rookie goaltender in playoffs

Updated: April 14, 2010, 10:47 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins rookie goaltender Tuukka Rask exudes the kind of confidence and calmness usually seen in a seasoned veteran.

He has learned to control his emotions both on and off the ice, which is a big reason he's been so successful this season. When the Bruins begin their first-round playoff series against the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night at HSBC Arena, Rask will be in net. The 23-year-old Finland native earned the right to start because if it weren't ...

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