GM: Tuukka Rask out to prove self

Updated: June 29, 2012, 8:20 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said his new No. 1 goalie has something to prove, which was the driving force behind the team and Tuukka Rask settling on a one-year, $3.5 million contract instead of a long-term deal.

"I think -- and you'd have to ask Tuukka -- he wants to prove that he's the No. 1 goalie for the Bruins for a long time," Chiarelli said in confirming the one-year deal Friday. "This was the easiest way to set the stage for that. Tuukka's ...

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