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Cup goalies have won respect

Bruins' Tuukka Rask, Blackhawks' Corey Crawford tough to beat this postseason

Updated: June 12, 2013, 2:16 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

CHICAGO -- The masked men at opposite ends of the ice for the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have taken different paths in getting to this point.

The one common aspect between the Bruins' Tuukka Rask and the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford is both have played extremely well to help their teams reach the finals. When the puck drops for Game 1 Wednesday night at United Center, each goaltender will be focused on stopping the puck and not what the guy at the ...

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